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Slavens Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Slavin with the superfluous English patronymic ending -s.

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


Similar surnames: Slaven, Cravens, Lavers, Seavers, Savin, Stevens, Blevens, Ravens

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Where is the Slavens family from?

You can see how Slavens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slavens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Slavens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 20 Slavens families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Slavens's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Slavens families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slavens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slavens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Slavens. 22% of Slavens men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Slavens women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slavens were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Beauty Operator
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Slavens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slavens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Slavens. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Slavens. For the veterans among your Slavens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slavens lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Slavens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Slavens in 1957 was 61, and 63 in 2004.

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