Sligh Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a crafty person, from Middle English sligh ‘sly’ (from Old Norse sl?gr).

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


Similar surnames: Slight, Bligh, Sleigh, Light, High, Slimp, Smith, Haigh, Selig, Lish

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Sligh Family Origin

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Sligh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sligh. The most common Sligh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sligh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sligh family was Keeping House.

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Sligh Historical Records

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Sligh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Sligh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Sligh in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sligh

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