What does Slater mean?

Definitions for Slater
ˈsleɪ tərslater

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. woodlouse, slaternoun

    any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats


  1. slaternoun

    One who lays slates, or whose occupation is to slate buildings.

  2. slaternoun

    Any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sow bug.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Slaternoun

    One who covers with slates or tiles.

    Etymology: from slate.


  1. Slater

    A slater, or slate mason, is a tradesperson who covers buildings with slate.


  1. slater

    Slater is a term used in construction industry, referring to a person who installs slate tiles on roofs. The term can also pertain to a profession that specializes in working with slate, such as cutting, trimming, and laying it on roofs. It requires skills in accurately fixing the slate tiles to make the roof waterproof and weatherproof.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slaternoun

    one who lays slates, or whose occupation is to slate buildings

  2. Slaternoun

    any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sow bug


  1. Slater

    Slater is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,489 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slater

    slā′tėr, n. a terrestrial oniscid isopod, as the common Porcellio scaber.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Slater is ranked #1075 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Slater surname appeared 32,584 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Slater.

    79.2% or 25,807 total occurrences were White.
    15.1% or 4,936 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 824 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 567 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 244 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 205 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for Slater »

  1. alerts

  2. alters

  3. artels

  4. estral

  5. laster

  6. laters

  7. ratels

  8. salter

  9. staler

  10. talers

  11. relast

  12. lastre

  13. stelar

  14. rastle

  15. resalt

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Slater in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Slater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Slater in a Sentence

  1. Dazed and Confused:

    Slater Didja ever look at a dollar bill man There's some spooky shit goin' on there. And it's green too.

  2. Berkley Lauren:

    I remember the first day back Mario Lopez A.C. Slater and I started( filming the Peacock series) -- it was so perfect -- we started in those booths at The Max. That was our first thing together, and I looked at Mario Lopez A.C. Slater, and I just saw the grown-up face in front of me. I had looked across at Mario Lopez A.C. Slater so often -- day in and day out for a hundred episodes -- and I'm like,' Wow, we grew up.' It was a very reflective thing. And we just had a blast.

  3. Dazed and Confused:

    Slater Behind every good man there is a woman, and that woman was Martha Washington man, and everyday George would come home, she would have a big fat bowl waiting for him, man when he come in the door, man she was a hip, hip, hip lady, man.

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