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Sallis Name Meaning

English: topographic for someone who lived where sallows (a kind of willow) grew, from the plural of Middle English salwe ‘sallow tree’. Greek: descriptive nickname from Turkish salli ‘large and wide’.

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

Similar surnames: Sallas, Ballis, Allis, Hallas, Wallis, Vallis, Kellis, Callis, Sluis

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Where is the Sallis family from?

You can see how Sallis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sallis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sallis families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Sallis families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Sallis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sallis families in 1911.
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What did your Sallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sallis. 43% of Sallis men worked as a Labourer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 845 immigration records available for the last name Sallis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sallis. For the veterans among your Sallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sallis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sallis in 1958 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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