Slade Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name from Middle English slade ‘small valley’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word (Old English slæd), for example in Devon and Somerset, or Slad in Gloucestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Slape, Lade, Glade, Slack, Lake, Shade, Sale, Clare, Stade, Snape

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Slade Family Origin

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Slade Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1881, the most common Slade occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Slade's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Slade family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slade.

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Slade Historical Records

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Slade Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Slade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Slade in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slade

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