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Slater Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a slater, from an agent derivative of Middle English s(c)late ‘slate’.

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


Similar surnames: Slate, Plater, Stater, Sliter, Cater, Slatter, Slagter, Lacer, Laster

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Slater Family Origin

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Slater Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Slater family was Cotton Weaver. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slater. The most common Slater occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Slater's were Farmers.

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Slater Historical Records

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Slater Life Expectancy

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