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Salus Family History

Salus Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Similar surnames: Salen, Balius, Eales, Saur, Halls, Salls, Salts, Saltis, Soles, Wales

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Where is the Salus family from?

You can see how Salus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salus family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Salus families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Salus families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Salus's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Salus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salus. 24% of Salus men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Salus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salus were Farmer and Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Salus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 421 immigration records available for the last name Salus. 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 381 military records available for the last name Salus. For the veterans among your Salus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salus lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Salus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Salus in 1956 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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