Sloan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh (see Slowey).

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


Similar surnames: Logan, Solan, Cloran, Sloat, Lohan, Slane, Sloman, Shean, Sion, Allan

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Sloan Family Origin

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Sloan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Iron Ore Miner

    1%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloan. A less common occupation for the Sloan family was Iron Ore Miner. The most common Sloan occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Sloan's were Farmers.

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Sloan Historical Records

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Sloan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Sloan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sloan in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloan

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