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Where is the Sly family from?
You can see how Sly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sly family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 286 Sly families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Sly's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sly families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Sly. 16% of Sly men worked as a Bricklayer and 76% of Sly women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sly were Farmer and Domestic Servant. .