Salmi Family History

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Salmi Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from Finnish salmi ‘strait’, a name adopted during the names conversion movement at the end of the 19th century. In America it is sometimes an abbreviation of Salminen.

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

Similar surnames: Sales, Saeki, Salm, Salvi, Salo, Alm, Salce, Salmon, Sari, Palm

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Salmi Family Origin

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Salmi Family Occupations

What did your Salmi ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Salmi. 50% of Salmi men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Logger

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

Salmi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salmi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salmi 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 Salmi. 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 688 military records available for the last name Salmi. For the veterans among your Salmi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salmi Life Expectancy

What is the average Salmi lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Salmi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Salmi in 1958 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salmi 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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