Salvas Family History

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Salvas Name Meaning

possibly Spanish: origin uncertain; possibly from the plural of salva ‘salvo’, ‘gun salute’. But it may be from a personal name. Compare Salva.

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Galvan, Navas, Salva, Savas, Pallas, Silvas, Salles, Salois

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Salvas Family Origin

Where is the Salvas family from?

Salvas Family Occupations

What did your Salvas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salvas. A less common occupation for the Salvas family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Salvas occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Salvas's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Saloon Keeper

    33%

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

Salvas Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Salvas Life Expectancy

What is the average Salvas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Salvas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Salvas in 1963 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salvas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salvas 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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