Slane Family History

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Slane Name Meaning

Irish (County Meath): reduced form of de Slane, a Norman habitational name.

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

Similar surnames: Lane, Splane, Glave, Slaney, Clare, Shane, Slade, Laine, Slape, Shan

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Slane Family Origin

Where is the Slane family from?

Slane Family Occupations

What did your Slane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Slane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Slane's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slane. A less common occupation for the Slane family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Slane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Slane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slane 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Slane. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Slane. For the veterans among your Slane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slane Life Expectancy

What is the average Slane lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Slane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Slane in 1947 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slane 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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