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Slowey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Slowey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sluaghadhaigh ‘descendant of Sluaghadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘raider’, derived from sluaghadh ‘expedition’, ‘raid’. In Ulster there was also Mac Sluaghaigh, which was Anglicized as (Mc)Slowey or sometimes Molloy.

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


Similar surnames: Sliney, Cloney, Lowery, Towey, Blower, Stowe, Sovey, Lorey, Lowen

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Slowey Family Origin

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Slowey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Does House Work

    3%

In 1880, the most common Slowey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Slowey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slowey. A less common occupation for the Slowey family was Does House Work.

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Slowey Historical Records

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Slowey Life Expectancy

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