Schelske Family History

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Schelske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘rustic’ or ‘boorish’. Compare Czech selský ‘peasant’.

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

Similar surnames: Schuelke, Schimke, Schminke, Schelb, Schule, Schenkel, Schulte

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Schelske Family Origin

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Schelske Family Occupations

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Schelske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schelske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schelske census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 142 immigration records available for the last name Schelske. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 186 military records available for the last name Schelske. For the veterans among your Schelske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schelske Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schelske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Schelske in 1962 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

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