Saylor Family History

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Saylor Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dancer or acrobat, from Old French sailleor ‘dancer’, ‘leaper’.

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


Similar surnames: Paylor, Aylor, Taylor, Naylor, Sayer, Sartor, Meylor, Saler, Mayor

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Saylor Family Origin

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Saylor Family Occupations

What did your Saylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saylor. A less common occupation for the Saylor family was Carpenter. The most common Saylor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Saylor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Saylor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saylor 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Saylor. 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 Saylor. For the veterans among your Saylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saylor Life Expectancy

What is the average Saylor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Saylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Saylor in 1945 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saylor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saylor 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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