Sloat Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Sloot, a topographic name from sloot ‘drainage ditch’, ‘channel’ (compare Vandersloot), or of Slott ‘lock’.

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


Similar surnames: Slott, Slote, Sloman, Sloan, Shoaf, Lott, Boat, Plott, Moat, Flott

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Sloat Family Origin

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Sloat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Sloat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Sloat's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloat. A less common occupation for the Sloat family was Keeping House.

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Sloat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Sloat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Sloat in 1943 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloat

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