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Sloan Family History

Sloan Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh (see Slowey).

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

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284,929 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
45,002 Military Records
24,273 Immigration Records
229,712 Census and Voter Lists
679,599 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sloan Families

  • Number of Sloan families
     278 - 553
     93 - 277
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sloan families
     179 - 356
     60 - 178
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sloan families
     418 - 833
     140 - 417
     1 - 139
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sloan census records

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Sloan Family Origin

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Sloan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sloan

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Sloan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sloan census records

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Sloan Civil War Service Records

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