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Schlotter Family History

Schlotter Name Meaning
South German: topographic name for someone living in an area of loamy soil, from Middle High German slote ‘loam’.North German: occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German slot ‘lock’.

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

14,383 Historical Documents with Schlotter on Ancestry.com
5,291 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,088 Military Records
851 Immigration Records
2,533 Census and Voter Lists
4,620 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schlotter Families

  • Number of Schlotter families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    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 Schlotter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schlotter census records

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Schlotter Family Origin

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Schlotter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schlotter

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Schlotter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schlotter census records

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Schlotter Civil War Service Records

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