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Schlein Family History

Schlein Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of glue or seller of bird lime, from Middle High German slin, a variant of slim (see Schleimer).Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish shlayn ‘tench’ (German Schleie). This is one of the many Ashkenazic ornamental names taken from words denoting fishes.

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

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2,680 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
468 Military Records
756 Immigration Records
2,339 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schlein Families

  • Number of Schlein families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schlein Family Origin

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Schlein Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schlein

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Schlein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schlein census records

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Schlein Civil War Service Records

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