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Salvatierra Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Salvatierra (literally ‘save land’ denoting a place of strategic importance). Aragonese and Galician: Castilianized form of habitational names from any of the places called Salvaterra in Galicia and Salbatierra in Aragon (Spain) with identic meaning as 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Salvador, Salters, Lapierre, Altherr, Alvarenga, Silveira, Santerre

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Where is the Salvatierra family from?

You can see how Salvatierra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salvatierra family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Salvatierra families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Salvatierra family living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Salvatierra's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Salvatierra families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salvatierra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salvatierra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Salvatierra. 75% of Salvatierra men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Gardener
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salvatierra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salvatierra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 710 immigration records available for the last name Salvatierra. 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 Cards

There are 66 military records available for the last name Salvatierra. For the veterans among your Salvatierra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salvatierra lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Salvatierra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Salvatierra in 1959 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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