Slaght Family History

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Slaght Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin, possibly from slagt ‘slaughtering (of animals)’, hence an occupational name for a slaughterer, or a derogatory nickname from a variant of sleght, slecht ‘bad’, ‘evil’, ‘wicked’

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

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Slaght Family Origin

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Slaght Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Slaght occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Slaght's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slaght. A less common occupation for the Slaght family was Laborer.

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Slaght Historical Records

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Slaght Life Expectancy

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