Schlenker Family History

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Schlenker Name Meaning

from Middle High German slenger, slenker ‘slingshot’, an occupational name or a nickname for someone who used a sling to hurl stones. nickname for someone with a dragging or swinging gait, from an agent noun based on Middle High German slenken ‘to swing’.

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


Similar surnames: Schenker, Schlender, Schlinger, Schlenk, Schlicker, Schleifer

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Schlenker Family Origin

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Schlenker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Harness Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlenker family was Harness Maker. The most common Schlenker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Schlenker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlenker.

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Schlenker Historical Records

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Schlenker Life Expectancy

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