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Boy Name: Slater

Name: Slater
Pronunciation: \s-la-ter\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: hewer of slates
Origin: English
Similar Names: Alter, Slade
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 924


Slater \s-la-ter\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Slater is "hewer of slates". Occupational surname for those who installed slate roofs. Actor Christian Slater.

Similar baby names are Alter and Slade.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Slater.


Slater is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#924 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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