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Salkin Family History

Salkin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Salkin probably a pet form (with the Flemish and Middle English diminutive suffix -kin) of Salomon (see Salmon and Solomon ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Zalkind derived from Salomon .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Malkin, Salmon, Zalkin, Larkin, Haskin, Markin, Makin, Balkin, Savin

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Where is the Salkin family from?

You can see how Salkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salkin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Salkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 35 Salkin families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Salkin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Salkin families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Salkin. 32% of Salkin men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Salkin women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salkin were Shipping Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Proprietor
  • Shipping Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salkin 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Salkin. 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 355 military records available for the last name Salkin. For the veterans among your Salkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salkin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Salkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Salkin in 1957 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

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