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Schlenker Family History

Schlenker Name Meaning
from Middle High German slenger, slenker ‘slingshot’, an occupational name or a nickname for someone who used a sling to hurl stones.nickname for someone with a dragging or swinging gait, from an agent noun based on Middle High German slenken ‘to swing’.

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

58,853 Historical Documents with Schlenker on Ancestry.com
14,353 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,757 Military Records
1,880 Immigration Records
8,911 Census and Voter Lists
31,952 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schlenker Families

  • Number of Schlenker families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schlenker families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schlenker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schlenker census records

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Schlenker Family Origin

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Schlenker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schlenker

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Schlenker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schlenker census records

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Schlenker Civil War Service Records

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