Salway Family History

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Salway Name Meaning

English: variant of Selway. Americanized form of French Salois.

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

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Salway Family Origin

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Salway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Basket Maker

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Sailor

    20%

In 1880, Farmer, Basket Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salway. A less common occupation for the Salway family was Sailor. The most common Salway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Salway's were Farmers.

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Salway Historical Records

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Salway Life Expectancy

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