Sleigh Family History

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Sleigh Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Sly. Scottish: either of English origin, as in 1, or a habitational name from a place such as Sliach in Glengairn, Sleach in Strathdon, Slioch in Drumblade, Sleich in former Perthshire, or Slioch in former Ross-shire.

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


Similar surnames: Leigh, Sligh, Sleight, Slight, Slough, Leith, Raleigh, Sledge, Bligh

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Sleigh Family Origin

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Sleigh Family Occupations

What did your Sleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Conductor and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sleigh. 12% of Sleigh men worked as a Conductor and 34% of Sleigh women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sleigh were Accountant and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Conductor
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Accountant
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    34%
  • Domestic
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • School Teacher
    17%

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

Sleigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sleigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sleigh 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sleigh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sleigh. For the veterans among your Sleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sleigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Sleigh lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sleigh in 1947 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sleigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sleigh 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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