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Slavich Family History

Slavich Name Meaning

Slovenian (Slavic): nickname from slavic, an archaic form of slavec ‘nightingale’, probably denoting someone with a good voice. Croatian (Slavic): patronymic from the personal name Slavo, short form of any of various personal names with the suffix -slav, or a nickname from slavic ‘nightingale’.

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


Similar surnames: Stanich, Slavin, Savich, Lasich, Lazich, Pavich, Gladish, Sovich

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Where is the Slavich family from?

You can see how Slavich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slavich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Slavich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Slavich family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Slavich's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Slavich families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slavich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slavich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slavich. 27% of Slavich men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Slavich women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slavich were Labor and Waitress.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Miner
    22%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Labor
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beautician
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 281 immigration records available for the last name Slavich. 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 Cards

There are 258 military records available for the last name Slavich. For the veterans among your Slavich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slavich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Slavich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Slavich in 1961 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

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