Schlenz Family History

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Schlenz Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Wroc?aw (Breslau), Silesia. nickname from Swabian Schlanz, Schlänz ‘go-getter’.

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

Similar surnames: Slentz, Schlitz, Schwetz, Schlies, Schlepp, Schlenk, Schwenk, Schlink

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Schlenz Family Origin

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Schlenz Family Occupations

What did your Schlenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlenz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Schlenz's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schlenz. A less common occupation for the Schlenz family was Boot And Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Boot And Shoe Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schlenz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schlenz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 271 immigration records available for the last name Schlenz. 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 Card

There are 381 military records available for the last name Schlenz. For the veterans among your Schlenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlenz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schlenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schlenz in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlenz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlenz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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