Slaughter Family History

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Slaughter Name Meaning

occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle English slahter (an agent derivative of slaht ‘killing’). topographic name from Middle English sloghtre ‘boggy place’, or a habitational name from a place named with this term (Old English slohtre), for example Upper and Lower Slaughter in Gloucestershire. topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, Old English slahtreow.

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


Similar surnames: Auchter, Laughter, Sauter, Slater, Lauter, Lichter, Laughton, Slagter

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Slaughter Family Origin

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Slaughter Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Carman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slaughter. The most common Slaughter occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Slaughter's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Slaughter family was Carman.

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Slaughter Historical Records

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Slaughter Life Expectancy

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