Sahli Family History

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Sahli Name Meaning

Muslim: from an adjectival derivative of Arabic sa?hl ‘smooth’, ‘fluent’, ‘easy’. Abul Abbas Sahl ibn S?ad was a Companion of the Prophet Muhammad.

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

Similar surnames: Wali, Sahlin, Salim, Saidi, Sami, Sani, Safi, Salib, Dahlin, Saeki

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Sahli Family Origin

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Sahli Family Occupations

What did your Sahli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sahli family was Laborer. The most common Sahli occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sahli's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sahli.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Laborer


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Sahli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sahli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sahli 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 Sahli. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sahli. For the veterans among your Sahli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sahli Life Expectancy

What is the average Sahli lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sahli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sahli in 1957 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sahli 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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