Saltzman Family History

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Saltzman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a producer or seller of salt, from German Salz ‘salt’ + Mann ‘man’. Altered spelling of German Salzmann.

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

Similar surnames: Saltsman, Salzman, Salzmann, Salsman, Saltman, Waldman, Altmann

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Saltzman Family Origin

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Saltzman Family Occupations

What did your Saltzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Saltzman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Saltzman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Saltzman family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saltzman.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Saltzman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saltzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saltzman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Saltzman. 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 Saltzman. For the veterans among your Saltzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saltzman Life Expectancy

What is the average Saltzman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Saltzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Saltzman in 1941 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saltzman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saltzman 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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