Schlichter Family History

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Schlichter Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who smoothes out cloth. occupational name for an arbitrator. Both senses are from Middle High German slecht ‘straight’, ‘smooth’, ‘plane’, ‘even’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlachter, Schlicher, Schlitter, Lichter, Schlicker, Schlinger

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Schlichter Family Origin

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Schlichter Family Occupations

What did your Schlichter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlichter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Schlichter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schlichter family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlichter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Schlichter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlichter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlichter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schlichter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Schlichter in 1955 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlichter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlichter 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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