Salin Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so named in Cantal, Jura, Savoie, and Seine-et-Marne, from salin saltmarsh. Swedish (also common in Finland): variant of Sahlin.

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


Similar surnames: Dalin, Selin, Palin, Solin, Savin, Balin, Malin, Fain, Belin, Sain

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Salin Family Origin

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Salin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hatter

    17%
  • Tinner

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Hatter and Tinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salin. A less common occupation for the Salin family was Carpenter. The most common Salin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Salin's were Farmers.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Salin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Salin in 1956 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salin

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