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Schleimer Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: occupational name for a maker of glue or bird lime, from an agent derivative of Middle High German slim ‘glue’, ‘bird lime’.

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


Similar surnames: Schleifer, Schlemmer, Schleiger, Schreiber, Schwemmer, Schreiner

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Where is the Schleimer family from?

You can see how Schleimer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schleimer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schleimer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Schleimer families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Schleimer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schleimer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schleimer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schleimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schleimer. 23% of Schleimer men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Schleimer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schleimer were Farmer 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
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    72%
  • Secretary
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schleimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schleimer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 900 immigration records available for the last name Schleimer. 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 363 military records available for the last name Schleimer. For the veterans among your Schleimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schleimer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schleimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schleimer in 1958 was 50, and 57 in 2004.

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