Salto Family History

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Salto Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Salto, from salto ‘sloping’. Catalan (Saltó): variant of either Saltor or Sautó, both of them towns in northern Catalonia, in El Ripollès and El Conflent districts.

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


Similar surnames: Canto, Salt, Salton, Salvo, Sales, Sisto, Basto, Salin, Santo, Salido

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Salto Family Origin

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Salto Family Occupations

What did your Salto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Asst Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salto. 18% of Salto men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Salto women worked as an Asst Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salto were Attendant and Lodginghouse Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Painter
    8%
  • Attendant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Asst Cashier
    13%
  • Cashier
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Lodginghouse Keeper
    13%

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

Salto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salto 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 358 immigration records available for the last name Salto. 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 68 military records available for the last name Salto. For the veterans among your Salto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salto Life Expectancy

What is the average Salto lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Salto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Salto in 1952 was 24, and 63 in 2003.

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