Slye Family History

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Slye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Sly.

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

Similar surnames: Blye, Saye, Slee, Flye, Sly, Maye, Joye, Waye, Haye, Guye

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Slye Family Origin

Where is the Slye family from?

Slye Family Occupations

What did your Slye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Slye occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 25% of Slye's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Slye family was Harness Maker. Annuitant, Farmer and Gardner (ND) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slye.

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  • Annuitant

  • Farmer

  • Gardner (ND)

  • Harness Maker


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

Slye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Slye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slye 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 282 immigration records available for the last name Slye. 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 987 military records available for the last name Slye. For the veterans among your Slye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slye Life Expectancy

What is the average Slye lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Slye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Slye in 1953 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slye 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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