Slates Family History

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Slates Name Meaning

English: variant of Slate.

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


Similar surnames: Slate, Slater, Skates, States, Slaten, Spates, Platts, Blakes

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Slates Family Origin

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Slates Family Occupations

What did your Slates ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slates family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slates. The most common Slates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Slates's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Slates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Slates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slates census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Slates

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Slates. 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 Slates. For the veterans among your Slates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slates Life Expectancy

What is the average Slates lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Slates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Slates in 1962 was 83, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slates

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slates 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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