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Schlicker Name Meaning

German: nickname for a glutton from an agent derivative of Middle High German slicken ‘to gulp or swallow’. North German: topographic name for someone living in a marshy area from Schlick 2 + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Schlick, Schricker, Schlinger, Schlenker, Schicker, Schleicher

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Where is the Schlicker family from?

You can see how Schlicker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schlicker family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schlicker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Schlicker families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Schlicker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Schlicker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schlicker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schlicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schlicker. 44% of Schlicker men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Schlicker women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlicker were Farm Hand and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Hand
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schlicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlicker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 517 immigration records available for the last name Schlicker. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schlicker. For the veterans among your Schlicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schlicker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schlicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schlicker in 1953 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

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