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Salvo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Salvo (‘safe’). Catalan (Salvó): possibly from a personal name, a pet form of the Latin personal name Salvus. Spanish and Portuguese: possibly a nickname from salvo ‘saved’.

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


Similar surnames: Salvi, Salva, Calvo, Soldo, Valko, Sanzo, Salmon, Albo, Calo, Sacco

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Where is the Salvo family from?

You can see how Salvo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salvo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Salvo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Salvo family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Salvo's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Salvo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salvo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salvo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salvo. 19% of Salvo men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Salvo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salvo were Clerk and New Worker.

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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
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Finisher
    8%
  • New Worker
    7%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Salvo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salvo 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Salvo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Salvo. For the veterans among your Salvo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salvo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Salvo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Salvo in 1946 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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