Slough Family History

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Slough 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 named with this word, for example Slough in Berkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Clough, Plough, Stough, Hough, Brough, South, Louth, Lodge, Slott

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Slough Family Origin

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Slough Family Occupations

What did your Slough ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Slough. 3% of Slough men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 55% of Slough women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slough were Milk Roundsman and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Milk Roundsman
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Dressmaker
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    1%

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

Slough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Slough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slough census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Slough

Passenger List

There are 600 immigration records available for the last name Slough. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Slough. For the veterans among your Slough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slough Life Expectancy

What is the average Slough lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Slough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Slough in 1949 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slough 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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