Salz Family History

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Salz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a salt producer or seller, from Middle High German salz, German Salz ‘salt’.

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

Similar surnames: Salb, Salt, Salm, Kalb, Sale, Saltz, Hall, Saum, Salk, Soll

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Salz Family Origin

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Salz Family Occupations

What did your Salz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salz. The most common Salz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Salz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salz family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk


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

Salz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Salz. For the veterans among your Salz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salz Life Expectancy

What is the average Salz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Salz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Salz in 1955 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salz 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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