Slayton Family History

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Slayton Name Meaning

This has the appearance of an English habitational name, but its origin is unknown. Compare Slaydon, Slayden.

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


Similar surnames: Stayton, Layton, Clayton, Slaydon, Slatton, Slaton, Mayton, Payton

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Slayton Family Origin

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Slayton Family Occupations

What did your Slayton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slayton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slayton. The most common Slayton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Slayton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Slayton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Slayton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slayton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Slayton. 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 Slayton. For the veterans among your Slayton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slayton Life Expectancy

What is the average Slayton lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Slayton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Slayton in 1950 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slayton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slayton 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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