Salo Family History

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Salo Name Meaning

Finnish: ornamental name from salo ‘forested wilderness’, perhaps chosen in some cases as a topographic name by someone who lived in such a place.

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


Similar surnames: Sala, Sale, Solo, Palo, Alo, Calo, Salm, Malo, Salt, Sago

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Salo Family Origin

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Salo Family Occupations

What did your Salo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Religieuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Salo. 27% of Salo men worked as a Farmer and 82% of Salo women worked as a Religieuse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salo were Miner and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Labourer
    19%
  • Miner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Religieuse
    82%
  • Housekeeper
    19%

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

Salo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Salo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salo 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Salo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Salo. For the veterans among your Salo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salo Life Expectancy

What is the average Salo lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Salo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Salo in 1956 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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