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Sall Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Salle (Norfolk) or Saul (Gloucestershire) both originally named with Old English salh ‘willow sallow’ + lēah ‘wood clearing’ but at some point losing the final syllable. Compare Saley . English: post-medieval variant of Sale . English: from the Middle English personal name Sall(e) perhaps a pet form of Salaman (see Salamon ). Swedish (Säll): nickname from säll ‘happy fortunate’ probably a soldier's name. West African (mainly Senegal also Mali Mauritania and Guinea): Tukulor name of unexplained etymology. This surname is also found among the Wolof people. Compare Sallah

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

Similar surnames: Wall, Ball, Sale, Fall, Gall, Call, Dall, Saul, Sill, Mall

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Where is the Sall family from?

You can see how Sall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 90 Sall families living in Staffordshire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Sall's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Sall families in 1891.
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What did your Sall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sall. 76% of Sall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Help
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Sall. For the veterans among your Sall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sall lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sall in 1961 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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