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Salzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, a precious commodity in medieval times, from an agent derivative of Middle High German salz ‘salt’.

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


Similar surnames: Salter, Salber, Sulzer, Walzer, Saler, Sadler, Malter, Saller, Saeger

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Salzer Family Origin

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Salzer Family Occupations

What did your Salzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salzer. The most common Salzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Salzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salzer family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Salzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Salzer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Salzer. 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 Salzer. For the veterans among your Salzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Salzer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Salzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Salzer in 1944 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salzer 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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