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Sleeper Family History

Sleeper Name Meaning
English: nickname for an indolent person, from Middle English sleper ‘sleeper’.

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

153,286 Historical Documents with Sleeper on Ancestry.com
32,074 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,712 Military Records
914 Immigration Records
19,728 Census and Voter Lists
96,858 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sleeper Families

  • Number of Sleeper families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sleeper families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sleeper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sleeper census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Sleeper Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sleeper families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Sleeper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sleeper

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sleeper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sleeper census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sleeper ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Sleeper Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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