Schlenk Family History

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Schlenk Name Meaning

German: nickname for a person with a swinging or dragging gait, from Middle High German slenken ‘to swing’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwenk, Schlenker, Schlink, Schrenk, Schenk, Schneck, Schlund

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Schlenk Family Origin

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Schlenk Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    24%
  • Brewer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, Tailor, Brewer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlenk. The most common Schlenk occupation in the USA was Tailor. 24% of Schlenk's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Schlenk family was Blacksmith.

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Schlenk Historical Records

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Schlenk Life Expectancy

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