Saelens Family History

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Saelens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a derivative of the personal name Salomon (see Solomon).

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


Similar surnames: Salins, Boelens, Stevens, Sebens, Siemens, Callens, Kallen, Sarles

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Saelens Family Origin

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Saelens Family Occupations

What did your Saelens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Saelens. 50% of Saelens men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Janitor
    22%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Assembler
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Saelens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 594 census records available for the last name Saelens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saelens 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 501 immigration records available for the last name Saelens. 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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Draft Card

There are 159 military records available for the last name Saelens. For the veterans among your Saelens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saelens Life Expectancy

What is the average Saelens lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Saelens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Saelens in 1964 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saelens 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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