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Sleigh Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Sly. Scottish: either of English origin, as in 1, or a habitational name from a place such as Sliach in Glengairn, Sleach in Strathdon, Slioch in Drumblade, Sleich in former Perthshire, or Slioch in former Ross-shire.

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


Similar surnames: Leigh, Sligh, Sleight, Slight, Slough, Leith, Raleigh, Sledge, Bligh

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Sleigh Family Origin

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Sleigh Family Occupations

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

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  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Sleigh occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 3% of Sleigh's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sleigh. A less common occupation for the Sleigh family was Shoemaker.

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Sleigh Historical Records

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Sleigh Life Expectancy

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