Slama Family History

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Slama Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Sláma): from sláma ‘straw’, a nickname for someone with straw-colored hair. Compare Straw.

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


Similar surnames: Sloma, Slomka, Sliva, Lapa, Lama, Halama, Smaha, Spada, Slack, Lame

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Slama Family Origin

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Slama Family Occupations

What did your Slama ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Slama occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Slama's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Slama family was Works Lumber Yard. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slama.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Works Lumber Yard

    10%

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

Slama Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Slama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slama 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 Slama. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Slama. For the veterans among your Slama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slama Life Expectancy

What is the average Slama lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Slama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Slama in 1955 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slama

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slama 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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