Schleifer Family History
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Schleifer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grinder (of knives, scissors, and the like), from an agent derivative of Middle High German slifen, German schleifen ‘to grind’. German: habitational name for someone from Schleife in Silesia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schleimer, Scheiner, Schleif, Schreier, Schaefer, Schleider