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Slaight Family History

Slaight Name Meaning
Scottish: variant spelling of Slight.

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

8,843 Historical Documents with Slaight on Ancestry.com
1,763 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
387 Military Records
113 Immigration Records
2,812 Census and Voter Lists
3,768 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Slaight Families

  • Number of Slaight families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Slaight families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Slaight last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Slaight census records

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Slaight Family Origin

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Slaight Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Slaight families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Slaight

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Slaight Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Slaight census records

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Slaight Civil War Service Records

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