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Schlechter Family History

Schlechter Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schlächter (see Schlachter).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

20,501 Historical Documents with Schlechter on Ancestry.com
9,048 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,135 Military Records
957 Immigration Records
2,278 Census and Voter Lists
6,083 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schlechter Families

  • Number of Schlechter families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schlechter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schlechter census records

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Schlechter Family Origin

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Schlechter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schlechter

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schlechter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schlechter census records

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Schlechter Civil War Service Records

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