Salzwedel Family History

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Salzwedel Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, the largest being near Uelzen. The place name is a compound of Salz ‘salt’ (Old Saxon salt) + Old Saxon wedel ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Salzberg, Schiedel, Sawvel, Caldwell, Salcedo, Wedel, Dalzell, Sandel

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Salzwedel Family Origin

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Salzwedel Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salzwedel. The most common Salzwedel occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Salzwedel's were Blacksmiths.

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Salzwedel Historical Records

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Salzwedel Life Expectancy

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