Sloman Family History

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Sloman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a swamp or bog, from Old English sloh ‘slough’, or a habitational name from one of the various places, for example Slough in Berkshire, named with this word. English: nickname for a sluggish or stupid person, from Middle English slou ‘slow’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, from Middle English sloh. Compare Slaughter 3. Americanized form of Polish and Jewish Sloma.

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

Similar surnames: Sloma, Sliman, Oman, Sellman, Slyman, Allman, Snowman, Elfman, Soman

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Sloman Family Origin

Where is the Sloman family from?

Sloman Family Occupations

What did your Sloman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sloman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 15% of Sloman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sloman family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloman.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer


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

Sloman Historical Records

What Sloman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Sloman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sloman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sloman. 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 Sloman. For the veterans among your Sloman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sloman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sloman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sloman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Sloman in 1963 was 80, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sloman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sloman 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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