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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

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

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  • Joiner

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Brewers Lab

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sledge family was Carpenter. Joiner, Agricultural Labourer and Brewers Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sledge. The most common Sledge occupation in the UK was Joiner. 15% of Sledge's were Joiners.

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Sledge Historical Records

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Sledge Life Expectancy

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Famous Sledge Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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