Saltzer Family History

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Saltzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Salzer.

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

Similar surnames: Waltzer, Sultzer, Seltzer, Peltzer, Selzer, Salter, Malter, Alter

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Saltzer Family Origin

Where is the Saltzer family from?

Saltzer Family Occupations

What did your Saltzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saltzer family was Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saltzer. The most common Saltzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Saltzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • Labor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saltzer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saltzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saltzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saltzer 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Saltzer. 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 437 military records available for the last name Saltzer. For the veterans among your Saltzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saltzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Saltzer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Saltzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Saltzer in 1962 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saltzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saltzer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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