Slape Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English slape ‘slippery, miry place’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word (Old English sl?p), as for example Slape in Dorset or Sleap in Shropshire.

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


Similar surnames: Slade, Snape, Lake, Slack, Staple, Clare, Place, Sapp, Slate, Lage

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Slape Family Origin

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Slape Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Moulder

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slape family was Moulder. The most common Slape occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Slape's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slape.

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Slape Historical Records

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Slape Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Slape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Slape in 1956 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slape

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