Slade Family History

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Slade Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name from Middle English slade ‘small valley’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word (Old English slæd), for example in Devon and Somerset, or Slad in Gloucestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Slape, Lade, Glade, Slack, Lake, Shade, Sale, Clare, Stade, Snape

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Slade Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Slade name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Slade. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Slade Family Origin

Where is the Slade family from?

Slade Family Occupations

What did your Slade ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slade family was Farming. The most common Slade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Slade's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slade.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Slade ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Slade Historical Records

What Slade family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 187,000 census records available for the last name Slade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slade census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Slade. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Slade. For the veterans among your Slade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slade Life Expectancy

What is the average Slade lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Slade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Slade in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slade ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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