Slover History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Slover family

The surname Slover was first found in Slepowron in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Slover family

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Slover Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sloboda, Slabosz, Zlobnicki, Zlotnicki, Slovobek, Slotovicki, Szlubowski, Slomski, Slodski, Zlobodsky, Zlobodnicky, Slaboda, Zlaboda and many more.

Early Notables of the Slover family (pre 1700)

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Slover Ranking

In the United States, the name Slover is the 9,389th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Slover family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pavel Slomski, who traveled from Hamburg to New York in 1872; Rebecca Sloboda, who came to Baltimore in 1890; Felix Slomski, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1897.


Contemporary Notables of the name Slover (post 1700) +

  • Steve Slover, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996 [2]
  • S. L. Slover, American politician, Mayor of Norfolk, Virginia, 1933 [2]
  • Ron Slover, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1980, 1982; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 [2]
  • Helen K. Slover, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 [2]
  • Bruce Slover, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 [2]
  • Charles Slover Wallace (b. 1864), American Democratic Party politician, Mayor, Morehead City, North Carolina, 1906-08; Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Carteret County, 1909-14 [3]

Fraterville mine
  • Mr. W. H. Slover, American coal miner at Fraterville mine in Tennessee, on the 19th May 1902 when an explosion collapsed the mine; he died [4]
  • Mr. John. B. Slover, American coal miner at Fraterville mine in Tennessee, on the 19th May 1902 when an explosion collapsed the mine; he died [4]
  • Mr. S. H. Slover, American coal miner at Fraterville mine in Tennessee, on the 19th May 1902 when an explosion collapsed the mine; he died [4]
  • Mr. James R. Slover, American coal miner at Fraterville mine in Tennessee, on the 19th May 1902 when an explosion collapsed the mine; he died [4]
  • Mr. Samuel L. Slover, American coal miner at Fraterville mine in Tennessee, on the 19th May 1902 when an explosion collapsed the mine; he died [4]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ News paper article Fraterville Mine Disaster retrieved on 6th August 2021. (Retrieved from http://www.tn.gov/tsla/exhibits/disasters/fraterville.htm).


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