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Salzmann Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from Middle High German salz ‘salt’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Salzman, Saltzman, Waldmann, Altmann, Saltsman, Sitzmann, Ohlmann

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Where is the Salzmann family from?

You can see how Salzmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salzmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Salzmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Salzmann family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Salzmann's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Salzmann families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salzmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salzmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Salzmann. 20% of Salzmann men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Salzmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salzmann were Butcher and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    20%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Butcher
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Stamper
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salzmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salzmann 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Salzmann. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Salzmann. For the veterans among your Salzmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salzmann lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Salzmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Salzmann in 1949 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

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