Slade Family History

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Slade Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name from Middle English slade ‘small valley’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word (Old English slæd), for example in Devon and Somerset, or Slad in Gloucestershire.

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

Similar surnames: Slape, Lade, Glade, Slack, Lake, Shade, Sale, Clare, Stade, Snape

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Slade Family Origin

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Slade Family Occupations

What did your Slade ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Slade. 7% of Slade men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Slade women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slade were Farmer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Slade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 187,000 census records available for the last name Slade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slade 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Slade. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Slade. For the veterans among your Slade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slade Life Expectancy

What is the average Slade lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Slade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Slade in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slade 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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