Sloyer Family History

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Sloyer Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Schleier, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or shawls, scarves, and the like, from Middle High German sleier ‘scarf’, ‘shawl’, ‘veil’. Compare Slaymaker.

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


Similar surnames: Sloper, Stober, Clower, Troyer, Sporer, Slover, Loder, Sluder, Seyer

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Sloyer Family Origin

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Sloyer Family Occupations

What did your Sloyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sloyer family was Laborer. The most common Sloyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sloyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloyer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Sloyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sloyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sloyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sloyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sloyer in 1962 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sloyer 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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