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De Sales Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Sales with the preposition de ‘from of’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: De Salvo, Sales, Debates, De Alba, De Pass, De Valk, De Valle

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Where is the De Sales family from?

You can see how De Sales families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Sales family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most De Sales families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 De Sales families living in Staffordshire. This was about 88% of all the recorded De Sales's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of De Sales families in 1891.
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Sales. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Sales 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 642 immigration records available for the last name De Sales. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Sales. For the veterans among your De Sales ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Sales lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1998, in the United States, De Sales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for De Sales in 1972 was 73, and 71 in 1998.

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