Slingsby Family History

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Slingsby Name Meaning

English: from a place so named in North Yorkshire, named with the Old Norse personal name Slengr + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wisby, Rigby, Longway, Lindsey, Rigsby, Lingen, Lisby, Stensby

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Slingsby Family Origin

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Slingsby Family Occupations

What did your Slingsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slingsby family was Post Master. Farmer, Loom Fixer and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slingsby. The most common Slingsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Slingsby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Loom Fixer

    13%
  • Physician

    13%
  • Post Master

    13%

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

Slingsby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Slingsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Slingsby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Slingsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Slingsby in 1952 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slingsby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slingsby 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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