Schlichting Family History

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Schlichting Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone who arbitrates or one who meddles in other people’s affairs, from Middle High German slihtinc ‘arbitrator’, ‘intervener’.

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

Similar surnames: Schlichter, Scheihing, Schlicker, Schlick, Schlecht, Schimming

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Schlichting Family Origin

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Schlichting Family Occupations

What did your Schlichting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlichting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Schlichting's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlichting. A less common occupation for the Schlichting family was Boot & Shoe Manft..

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer

  • Boot & Shoe Manft.


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Schlichting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Schlichting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlichting 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlichting. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Schlichting. For the veterans among your Schlichting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlichting Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schlichting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schlichting in 1950 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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