Salles Family History

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Salles Name Meaning

French: variant of Salle 1. Catalan (Sallés): possibly variant of Sellés, or variant of Cellers, two habitational names from the so named Catalan towns. Catalan: plural variant of Salla, unexplained. This name is common in the Lleida region.

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

Similar surnames: Sales, Balles, Valles, Galles, Salley, Salle, Salls, Sarles, Alles

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Salles Family Origin

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Salles Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salles. 24% of Salles men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Salles women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salles were Labor and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Salles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salles. 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 643 military records available for the last name Salles. For the veterans among your Salles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salles Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Salles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Salles in 1958 was 40, and 86 in 2004.

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