Salts Family History

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Salts Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a salt producer or seller, from German Salz, Yiddish zalts ‘salt’.

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


Similar surnames: Salt, Saltz, Sult, Saft, Salls, Salis, Sacks, Salto, Sale, Alt

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Salts Family Origin

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Salts Family Occupations

What did your Salts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salts. 11% of Salts men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Salts women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salts were Farming and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Attendant
    3%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Secretary
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Salts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Salts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Salts. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Salts. For the veterans among your Salts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salts Life Expectancy

What is the average Salts lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Salts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Salts in 1951 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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