Sloma Family History

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Sloma Name Meaning

Polish (Sloma) and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish sloma ‘straw’, most probably a nickname for an inconstant person, a ‘straw in the wind’. Jewish (from Poland): from the Yiddish personal name Shloyme, Yiddish form of Solomon.

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

Similar surnames: Slomka, Sloman, Slota, Smola, Slama, Sima, Flora, Skora, Lora, Sroka

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Sloma Family Origin

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Sloma Family Occupations

What did your Sloma ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sloma. 9% of Sloma men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sloma women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sloma were Farmer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Assembler
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housework

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

Sloma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sloma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sloma 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Sloma. 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 360 military records available for the last name Sloma. For the veterans among your Sloma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sloma Life Expectancy

What is the average Sloma lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sloma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sloma in 1957 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sloma 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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