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Sult Family History

Sult Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German sulte ‘salty spring’, ‘salt works’, or possibly an occupational name for someone engaged in the salt trade.

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

Similar surnames: Salt, Sault, Sale, Belt, Soll, Hult, Salb, Tuft, Pultz, Mula

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Where is the Sult family from?

You can see how Sult families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sult family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sult families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Sult families living in Ohio. This was about 73% of all the recorded Sult's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Sult families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sult surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sult ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sult. 18% of Sult men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Sult women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sult were Salesman and House Wife.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • House Wife
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sult. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sult 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 297 immigration records available for the last name Sult. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sult. For the veterans among your Sult ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sult lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sult life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sult in 1962 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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