Slater name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Slater mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Slater

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Slater means "Somebody who work with slate".
  2. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Slater means "Courageous one" and is of Irish origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Slat"er
One who lays slates, or whose occupation is to slate buildings.
noun Slat"er
Any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sow bug.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats

slate +‎ -er

  1. One who lays slates, or whose occupation is to slate buildings.
  2. Any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sowbug.
  3. A harsh critic; one who slates or denigrates something.

Notable Persons Named Slater

Notable Persons Named Slater

Slater Koekkoek

Slater Koekkoek is a hockey player for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2014. Slater was born on February 28th, 1994 in North Dundas, Ontario.

Slater Martin

Slater Martin is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Atlanta Hawks. His career lasted from 1949 to 1960. Slater was born on October 22nd, 1925 in Elmina, Walker County, Texas.

Slater Young

Slater Young is an engineer, actor, celebrity, model (people), television personality, and model. He has been prominent since 2011. Slater was given the name Jan Slater Lee Young on December 19th, 1987 in Mindanao. Slater is also known as Young and Jan Slater (birth name).

Slater Bradley

Slater was born in 1975.

Slater Zaleski

Slater was born on January 15th, 1966 in Edmonton. He left this life on June 27th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Slater

Notable Persons With the Last Name Slater

Christian Slater

Christian Slater is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1981. Christian was given the name Christian Michael Leonard Slater on August 18th, 1969 in New York City, New York, United States.

Heath Slater

Heath was born on July 15th, 1983 in Pineville, West Virginia. Heath is also known as Miller and Heath (real name).

Helen Slater

Helen Slater is an actress and singer-songwriter. She was most active from 1982 to present. Helen was given the name Helen Rachel Slater on December 15th, 1963 in Bethpage, New York, U.S.

Emma Slater

Emma Slater is a professional dancer/choreographer. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Emma was given the name Emma Louise Slater on December 25th, 1988 in Sutton Coldfield, England.

Samuel Slater

Samuel Slater was a business magnate and industrialist. Samuel was born on June 9th, 1768 in Belper. He died on April 21st, 1835.

Billy Slater

Billy Slater is a rugby player.

  • Matthew Slater
    Football Player
  • Samantha Juste
  • Michael Slater
  • Rodney Earl Slater
    Office Holder
  • Charlie Slater
    Soap Character
  • Robbie Slater
    Soccer Player
  • Jim Slater
    Hockey Player
  • David Slater
  • Ed Slater
  • James Slater
  • Stuart Slater
    Soccer Player
  • Barbara Slater
  • Christopher Slater
    Soccer Player
  • William Slater

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Slater U.S.
  White 79.20% 64.26%
  African American 15.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Slater

People with the last name Slater are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Slater

  • How Popular is the name Slater? Slater is the 7,787th most popular name of all time. As a last name Slater was the 1,075th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Slater have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,692 babies born with the first name Slater in the United States. That's more than enough people named Slater to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Slater? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Slater first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Slater is Tuesday, December 27th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Slater born? The highest recorded use of the first name Slater was in 2018 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Slater Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Slater is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Slater: The name spelled backwards is Retals. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Etrals. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Slater? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 32,584 people with the last name Slater.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Slater? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Slater as their last name.
  • Slater name meaning

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