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Saller Family History

Saller Name Meaning

habitational name from Sallern in Bavaria. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where sallow willows grew, from Middle High German salhe ‘sallow tree’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Staller, Haller, Soller, Siller, Galler, Waller, Faller, Seller

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Where is the Saller family from?

You can see how Saller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saller families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 27 Saller families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Saller's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Saller families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saller. 21% of Saller men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Saller women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saller were 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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Saller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saller 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saller. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Saller. For the veterans among your Saller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saller lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Saller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Saller in 1956 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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