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Slott Family History

Slott Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: ornamental name from slot(t) ‘palace castle’. Compare Slot Americanized form of Dutch Slot Americanized form of Polish Ślot or Słot (see Slot 3 ) or perhaps Słota (see Slota ). English: perhaps a topographic name from Middle English sloght ‘sewer drain’ for someone who lived by a drain or sewer. The word is evidenced in the field name le Sloght called Pewedykslowte 1431 in Crosby (Lincolnshire).

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

Similar surnames: Slote, Lott, Plott, Sloat, Stott, Shott, Flott, Blatt, Schott, Platt

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Where is the Slott family from?

You can see how Slott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Slott families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Slott families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Slott's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Slott families in 1911.
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What did your Slott ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Slott. 18% of Slott men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Slott women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slott were Laborer and Teacher. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Slott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slott 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Slott. 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 555 military records available for the last name Slott. For the veterans among your Slott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slott lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Slott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Slott in 1959 was 57, and 88 in 2004.

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