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Salverson Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Salvesen . Compare Salveson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Alverson, Solverson, Halvorson, Salvesen, Alderson, Sanderson

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Where is the Salverson family from?

You can see how Salverson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salverson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Salverson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Salverson families living in Alberta. This was about 43% of all the recorded Salverson's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Salverson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salverson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Salverson. 100% of Salverson men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salverson 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Salverson. 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 177 military records available for the last name Salverson. For the veterans among your Salverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salverson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Salverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Salverson in 1961 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

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