Schlag Family History

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Schlag Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German slac ‘clearing in a wood’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Schaab, Schlup, Schaal, Schrage, Schwan, Schaaf, Schlee, Schlau

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Schlag Family Origin

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Schlag Family Occupations

What did your Schlag ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlag. A less common occupation for the Schlag family was Clerk In Store. The most common Schlag occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Schlag's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk In Store


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schlag ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schlag Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlag 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlag. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schlag. For the veterans among your Schlag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlag Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlag lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schlag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schlag in 1949 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlag

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlag ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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