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Slocum Family History

Slocum Name Meaning
English (West Country): habitational name from a place named with the Old English elements slah ‘sloe’ + cumb ‘valley’, in particular Slocum on the Isle of Wight and in Devon.

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

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3,492 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Slocum Families

  • Number of Slocum families
     156 - 310
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Slocum families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Slocum last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Slocum Family Origin

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Slocum Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Slocum

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Slocum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Slocum census records

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Slocum Civil War Service Records

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