Salling Family History

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Salling Name Meaning

Danish: regional name from Salling, a region of northeast Denmark that takes its name from Salling Fjord, around which it lies.

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


Similar surnames: Alling, Balling, Ballin, Walling, Dalling, Saling, Stelling, Helling

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Salling Family Origin

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Salling Family Occupations

What did your Salling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Salling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Salling's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salling. A less common occupation for the Salling family was Broker.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Broker

    4%

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

Salling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Salling. For the veterans among your Salling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salling Life Expectancy

What is the average Salling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Salling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Salling in 1956 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salling 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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