Schlechter Family History

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Schlechter Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schlächter (see Schlachter).

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


Similar surnames: Schlachter, Schechter, Schleicher, Schachter, Schachner, Schlesser

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Schlechter Family Origin

Where is the Schlechter family from?

Schlechter Family Occupations

What did your Schlechter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlechter family was Housepainter. The most common Schlechter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Schlechter's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Dealer In Watches were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlechter.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Dealer In Watches

    8%
  • Housepainter

    8%

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

Schlechter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlechter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlechter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schlechter. 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 Schlechter. For the veterans among your Schlechter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlechter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlechter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schlechter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schlechter in 1952 was 66, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlechter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlechter 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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