What does Slater mean?
Slater [slater] as a boys' 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.
(male) Sater, Shater, ..
(female) Slamer, Slaser, .. Middle name pairings:
Slater Skylar (S.S.), ..
How popular is Slater?
Slater is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1013 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Slater was first listed in 1993 and reached its apex position of #1603 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
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