Sliney Family History

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Sliney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Sleimhne ‘son of Sleimhne’, a personal name meaning ‘smoothness’, ‘sleekness’, ‘polish’.

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

Similar surnames: Slowey, Guiney, Stine, Slane, Cluney, Blaney, Slicer, Linney, Slaney

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Sliney Family Origin

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Sliney Family Occupations

What did your Sliney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coast Guard Pensioner (Navy), Coastguard and Custom House Officer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sliney. A less common occupation for the Sliney family was Labourer. The most common Sliney occupation in the UK was Coast Guard Pensioner (Navy). 25% of Sliney's were Coast Guard Pensioner (Navy)s.

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  • Coast Guard Pensioner (Navy)

  • Coastguard

  • Custom House Officer

  • Labourer


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

Sliney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sliney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sliney 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Sliney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sliney. For the veterans among your Sliney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sliney Life Expectancy

What is the average Sliney lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sliney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sliney in 1961 was 56, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sliney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sliney 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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