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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Clerk

    10%

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

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Salz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salz

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