Schliesman Family History

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Schliesman Name Meaning

German (Schliessmann): spelling variant of Schleisman, or a variant of Schliesser, South German form of Schlüter (see Schlueter, from Middle High German sliezen ‘to shut, lock’).

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

Similar surnames: Schwerman, Schiemann, Scheideman, Schlein, Schlotman, Schneeman

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Schliesman Family Origin

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Schliesman Family Occupations

What did your Schliesman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Cinder Man At Furnace were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schliesman. The most common Schliesman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Schliesman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schliesman family was Grinder.

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  • Laborer

  • Cinder Man At Furnace

  • Grinder


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

Schliesman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 736 census records available for the last name Schliesman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schliesman 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Schliesman. 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 105 military records available for the last name Schliesman. For the veterans among your Schliesman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schliesman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schliesman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schliesman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schliesman in 1964 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schliesman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schliesman 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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