Sluis Family History

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Sluis Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a lock or weir, Middle Dutch sluis. In some cases, it may be a habitational name from a place in the province of Zeeland, founded in the 13th century and named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Solis, Kruis, Buis, Lis, Suits, Stuit, Sallis, Duis, Klus, Lois

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Sluis Family Origin

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Sluis Family Occupations

What did your Sluis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Freb Lead Glazier glass Cutter (retired) and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sluis. 50% of Sluis men worked as a Freb Lead Glazier glass Cutter (retired) and 34% of Sluis women worked as an Incapacitated. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sluis were Freb Lead Glazier glues Cutter (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Freb Lead Glazier glass Cutter (retired)
  • Freb Lead Glazier glues Cutter (retired)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Shop Assistant General Stoners
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Sluis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sluis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sluis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sluis. 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 222 military records available for the last name Sluis. For the veterans among your Sluis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sluis Life Expectancy

What is the average Sluis lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Sluis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sluis in 1965 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sluis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sluis 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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