Slyman Family History

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Slyman Name Meaning

English: elaborated form of Sly, with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Sliman, Sloman, Lyman, Sollman, Hayman, Wyman, Sellman, Rayman

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Slyman Family Origin

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Slyman Family Occupations

What did your Slyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Slyman. 8% of Slyman men worked as a Builders Labourer and 60% of Slyman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slyman were Coal Trimmer and Trouser Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Cinema Usher Stretcher Bearer A R P
  • Coal Hewer Incapacitated
  • Coal Trimmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Buckle Machinist
  • Housewife Unpaid Duti
  • Trouser Machinist

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

Slyman Historical Records

What Slyman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Slyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slyman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Slyman

Passenger List

There are 341 immigration records available for the last name Slyman. 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 314 military records available for the last name Slyman. For the veterans among your Slyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slyman Life Expectancy

What is the average Slyman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Slyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Slyman in 1961 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slyman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slyman 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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