Slaght Family History

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Slaght Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin, possibly from slagt ‘slaughtering (of animals)’, hence an occupational name for a slaughterer, or a derogatory nickname from a variant of sleght, slecht ‘bad’, ‘evil’, ‘wicked’

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


Similar surnames: Slight, Slager, Sleight, Licht, Slaight, Bligh, Sabot, Schacht, Slack

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Slaght Family Origin

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Slaght Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • F

    16%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, F and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slaght. A less common occupation for the Slaght family was Dress Maker. The most common Slaght occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Slaght's were Farmers.

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Slaght Historical Records

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Slaght Life Expectancy

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