Slowey Family History

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Slowey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Slowey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sluaghadhaigh ‘descendant of Sluaghadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘raider’, derived from sluaghadh ‘expedition’, ‘raid’. In Ulster there was also Mac Sluaghaigh, which was Anglicized as (Mc)Slowey or sometimes Molloy.

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

Similar surnames: Sliney, Cloney, Lowery, Towey, Blower, Stowe, Sovey, Lorey, Lowen

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Slowey Family Origin

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Slowey Family Occupations

What did your Slowey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Slowey. 34% of Slowey men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Slowey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slowey were Tel Box Maker and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Excavator Driver Travelling
  • Tel Box Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Slowey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Slowey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slowey 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Slowey. 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 709 military records available for the last name Slowey. For the veterans among your Slowey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slowey Life Expectancy

What is the average Slowey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Slowey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Slowey in 1952 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slowey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slowey 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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