Schlesser Family History

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Schlesser Name Meaning

German: variant of Schlösser (see Schloesser). Jewish (Ashkenazic): derivative of Schloss 3.

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


Similar surnames: Schlosser, Schloesser, Schiesser, Schleifer, Schweiger, Schreyer

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Schlesser Family Origin

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Schlesser Family Occupations

What did your Schlesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Car Inspector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlesser. The most common Schlesser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schlesser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schlesser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Car Inspector

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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

Schlesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlesser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schlesser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schlesser. For the veterans among your Schlesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlesser lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schlesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schlesser in 1962 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlesser 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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