Schlesselman Family History

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Schlesselman Name Meaning

German (Schlesselmann): habitational name for someone from Schleessel on the river Wümme (with the addition of Middle Low German man ‘man’).

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

Similar surnames: Schneeman, Wesselman, Schneiderman, Schlotman, Scheunemann, Seelman

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Schlesselman Family Origin

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Schlesselman Family Occupations

What did your Schlesselman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlesselman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Schlesselman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schlesselman family was Clergyman. Farmer and Cabnet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schlesselman.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabnet Maker

  • Clergyman


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

Schlesselman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schlesselman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlesselman 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 55 immigration records available for the last name Schlesselman. 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 122 military records available for the last name Schlesselman. For the veterans among your Schlesselman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlesselman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlesselman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schlesselman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schlesselman in 1963 was 87, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlesselman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlesselman 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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