Sallee Family History

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Sallee Name Meaning

Variant of French Sallé(e) (see Salle) 2.

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

Similar surnames: Salle, Salles, Salley, Vallee, Sallie, Allee, Hallee, Halle, Salone

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Sallee Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sallee name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sallee. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Sallee Family Origin

Where is the Sallee family from?

Sallee Family Occupations

What did your Sallee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sallee. A less common occupation for the Sallee family was Keeping House. The most common Sallee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Sallee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sallee ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sallee Historical Records

What Sallee family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Sallee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sallee 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 908 immigration records available for the last name Sallee. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sallee. For the veterans among your Sallee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sallee Life Expectancy

What is the average Sallee lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sallee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sallee in 1944 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sallee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sallee ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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