Sloan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh (see Slowey).

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


Similar surnames: Logan, Solan, Cloran, Sloat, Lohan, Slane, Sloman, Shean, Sion, Allan

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Sloan Family Origin

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Sloan Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloan. A less common occupation for the Sloan family was Farming. The most common Sloan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sloan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Sloan Historical Records

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Sloan Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Sloan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sloan in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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