Sluiter Family History

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Sluiter Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a porter or gatekeeper, Middle Dutch sluter. Compare English Porter.

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

Similar surnames: Sliter, Suiter, Sauter, Suter, Luter, Slotter, Shutter, Rutter

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Sluiter Family Origin

Where is the Sluiter family from?

Sluiter Family Occupations

What did your Sluiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Broom Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sluiter. A less common occupation for the Sluiter family was Keep House. The most common Sluiter occupation in the USA was Barber. 20% of Sluiter's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

  • Broom Maker

  • Farmer

  • Keep House


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

Sluiter Historical Records

What Sluiter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sluiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sluiter 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Sluiter. 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 134 military records available for the last name Sluiter. For the veterans among your Sluiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sluiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Sluiter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sluiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sluiter in 1953 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sluiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sluiter 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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