Slape Family History

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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

What did your Slape ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slape. 52% of Slape men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Slape women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slape were Hired Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Hired Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Slape Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Slape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slape 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 227 immigration records available for the last name Slape. 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 444 military records available for the last name Slape. For the veterans among your Slape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slape Life Expectancy

What is the average Slape lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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