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Salmon Name Meaning

English and French: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Salmon, Saumon, a reduced form of Salomon (see Solomon). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Zalmen, derived via a German form from Hebrew Shelomo (see Solomon). Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name, probably from bradach ‘spirited’, but written the same as a word meaning ‘salmon’; this name is also sometimes translated Fisher. The English surname is also present in Ireland (chiefly in counties Leix and Kilkenny).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Salman, Salm, Salamon, Almon, Salton, Salomon, Maimon, Gaymon, Ammon

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Salmon Family Origin

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Salmon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salmon. The most common Salmon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Salmon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salmon family was Farming.

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Salmon Life Expectancy

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