Salman Family History

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Salman Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic salman ‘safe’. Salman al-Farsi was one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. Variant of Suleiman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Salmon 2. English, French, Dutch, and German: from a reduced form of Salomon. Compare Salmon 1.

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


Similar surnames: Salmon, Selman, Talman, Salaam, Kalman, Alman, Salzman, Salmen

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Salman Family Origin

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Salman Family Occupations

What did your Salman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Salman. 45% of Salman men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Salman women worked as an At Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salman were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Agent
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Book Keeper
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%

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

Salman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Salman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Salman. 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 874 military records available for the last name Salman. For the veterans among your Salman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salman Life Expectancy

What is the average Salman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Salman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Salman in 1954 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salman 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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