Sledge Family History

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Sledge Name Meaning

English: from Middle English slech ‘sledgehammer’ (Old English slecg); a metonymic occupational name for someone who made sledgehammers or used one at work.

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


Similar surnames: Lodge, Slade, Hedge, Edge, Dredge, Wedge, Ledger, Pledger, Sledz

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Sledge Family Origin

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Sledge Family Occupations

What did your Sledge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Actionetunal Motor Tracook Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sledge. 3% of Sledge men worked as an Actionetunal Motor Tracook Driver and 59% of Sledge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sledge were Bakers Roundsman and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Actionetunal Motor Tracook Driver
    3%
  • Aero Fitter Air Frew Work
    3%
  • Air Screw Inspector (fitter
    3%
  • Bakers Roundsman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Domestic Worker
    4%
  • Household Duties
    4%

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

Sledge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Sledge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sledge 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Sledge. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sledge. For the veterans among your Sledge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sledge Life Expectancy

What is the average Sledge lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sledge in 1950 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sledge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sledge 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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