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Schlafer Name Meaning

German (Schläfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lazy or indolent person, from Middle High German slafer, German Schläfer ‘sleeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlager, Schlaff, Schiffer, Schaffer, Schleper, Schleifer, Schwager

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Schlafer Family Origin

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Schlafer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bookeeper In Foundry

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlafer. A less common occupation for the Schlafer family was Bookeeper In Foundry. The most common Schlafer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schlafer's were Farmers.

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Schlafer Historical Records

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Schlafer Life Expectancy

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