Salt Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of salt, from Middle English salt, or a habitational name from a place in Staffordshire, so called for a salt pit there.

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


Similar surnames: Sale, Salz, Salts, Salb, Sult, Halt, Salter, Sala, Salm, Sol

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Salt Family Origin

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Salt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salt. The most common Salt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Salt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salt family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Salt | Data not to scale

Salt Historical Records

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Salt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Salt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Salt in 1951 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salt

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