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Schleicher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a furtive or stealthy person from an agent derivative of Middle High German slīchen German schleichen ‘to creep silently’. German: habitational name for someone from a place called Schleich on the Mosel river.

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

Similar surnames: Schleich, Schleifer, Schlicker, Schreier, Gleicher, Schreiber

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Where is the Schleicher family from?

You can see how Schleicher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schleicher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schleicher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Schleicher family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Schleicher's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Schleicher families in 1840.
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What did your Schleicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schleicher. 17% of Schleicher men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Schleicher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schleicher were Clerk and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Secretary
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schleicher. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Schleicher. For the veterans among your Schleicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schleicher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schleicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schleicher in 1953 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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