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Salmonson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Salmonsson, a patronymic from the personal name Sal(o)mon (see Solomon), or the Danish and Norwegian cognate, Salmonsen.

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


Similar surnames: Salmonsen, Solomonson, Simonson, Monson, Antonson, Halvorson, Aronson

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Where is the Salmonson family from?

You can see how Salmonson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salmonson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Salmonson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Salmonson families living in British Columbia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Salmonson's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Salmonson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salmonson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salmonson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salmonson. 41% of Salmonson men worked as a Farmer and 53% of Salmonson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salmonson were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    53%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salmonson. 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 403 military records available for the last name Salmonson. For the veterans among your Salmonson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salmonson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Salmonson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Salmonson in 1949 was 44, and 64 in 2004.

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