Sloyer Family History

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Sloyer Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Schleier, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or shawls, scarves, and the like, from Middle High German sleier ‘scarf’, ‘shawl’, ‘veil’. Compare Slaymaker.

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


Similar surnames: Sloper, Stober, Clower, Troyer, Sporer, Slover, Loder, Sluder, Seyer

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Sloyer Family Origin

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Sloyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sloyer. The most common Sloyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sloyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sloyer family was Laborer.

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Sloyer Historical Records

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Sloyer Life Expectancy

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