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Salins Name Meaning

Latvian (Salinš): topographic name for someone living on an island, from a derivative of sala ‘island’. Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Salomon (see Solomon).

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

Similar surnames: Saling, Sales, Saline, Salina, Saelens, Samis, Kalina, Valis, Selin

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Where is the Salins family from?

You can see how Salins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salins family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Salins families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Salins families living in Manitoba. This was about 80% of all the recorded Salins's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Salins families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salins. 60% of Salins men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Stone Mason

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Salins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salins 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Salins. 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 749 military records available for the last name Salins. For the veterans among your Salins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salins lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Salins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Salins in 1967 was 84, and 74 in 2004.

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