Slagter Family History

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Slagter Name Meaning

English: variant of Slaughter. Dutch: occupational name for a butcher, slagter, a variant of Slager.

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

Similar surnames: Slager, Slayter, Slawter, Slater, Slauter, Sager, Sauter, Satter

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Slagter Family Origin

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Slagter Family Occupations

What did your Slagter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slagter. 20% of Slagter men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Slagter women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slagter were Commercial Merchant and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Commercial Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Drill Press
  • Housewife
  • Housework

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

Slagter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Slagter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slagter 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Slagter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 497 military records available for the last name Slagter. For the veterans among your Slagter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slagter Life Expectancy

What is the average Slagter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Slagter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Slagter in 1962 was 73, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slagter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slagter 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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