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Sluder Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schlüter (see Schluter). Altered spelling of South German Schluder, a nickname from Middle High German sludern ‘to dangle one’s legs’, the source of the dialect word schluderig ‘slovenly’, ‘untidy’.

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


Similar surnames: Puder, Loder, Buder, Slider, Sudler, Stuber, Seurer, Lader, Stader

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Where is the Sluder family from?

You can see how Sluder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sluder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sluder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Sluder family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Sluder's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Sluder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sluder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sluder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sluder. 34% of Sluder men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Sluder women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sluder were Farming and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Presser
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sluder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sluder 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Sluder. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sluder. For the veterans among your Sluder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sluder lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sluder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sluder in 1947 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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