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Where is the Slater family from?
You can see how Slater families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slater family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Slater families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 130 Slater families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Slater's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Slater families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slater surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slater. 16% of Slater men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Slater women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slater were Truck Driver and Teacher.