Salva Family History

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Salva Name Meaning

Catalan (Salvà): from the personal name Salvá, Catalan form of Latin Silvanus (a derivative of silva ‘wood’). Southern French (Occitan): from a variant of the personal name Salvat, Occitan equivalent of Salvato.

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


Similar surnames: Sala, Salvo, Salvi, Selva, Salvia, Sava, Silva, Sales, Palla, Samsa

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Salva Family Origin

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Salva Family Occupations

What did your Salva ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Camp Boss and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salva. The most common Salva occupation in the USA was Camp Boss. 33% of Salva's were Camp Bosss. A less common occupation for the Salva family was Painter.

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  • Camp Boss

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

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

Salva Historical Records

What Salva family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Salva Life Expectancy

What is the average Salva lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Salva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Salva in 1948 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salva

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salva 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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