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Salazar Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Salazar in Burgos, probably named with sala ‘hall’ + Basque za(h)ar ‘old’, and thus a Basque equivalent of Saavedra. Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Zaraitzu, a habitational name from a town so named in Navarre.

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Salada, Alcazar, Nazar, Saldana, Baltazar, Salva, Palomar

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Salazar Family Origin

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Salazar Family Occupations

What did your Salazar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Salazar family was Keeping House. The most common Salazar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 41% of Salazar's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salazar.

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  • Laborer

    41%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Salazar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Salazar Life Expectancy

What is the average Salazar lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Salazar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Salazar in 1940 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

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