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Saladin Name Meaning

Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, ?Salla?h ud-Din ‘righteousness of religion’. This was the title adopted by Yusuf ibn-Ayyub, sultan of Egypt (1138–93), known to the western world as Saladin, who opposed, for the most part successfully, the Crusades undertaken by Richard I of England and Philip II of France. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. French: nickname for a blustering or tyrannical individual, from the name of the medieval Egyptian sultan (see 1 above), who, because of his success in combating the Crusaders, became demonized in French and Italian folklore as a monster second only to Herod.

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


Similar surnames: Saladino, Salaam, Sarazin, Baldwin, Savin, Paradis, Samarin, Sarafin

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Where is the Saladin family from?

You can see how Saladin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saladin family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Saladin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Saladin families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Saladin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Saladin families in 1911.
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What did your Saladin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saladin. 28% of Saladin men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Saladin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saladin were Printer and Maid.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Printer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saladin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saladin 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Saladin. 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 Cards

There are 678 military records available for the last name Saladin. For the veterans among your Saladin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saladin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Saladin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Saladin in 1952 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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