Schlitt Family History

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Schlitt Name Meaning

(South German) topographic name for someone who lived in an area of slippery ground, from slid, slit ‘smooth’, ‘slippery’. German: habitational name from a place so named in East Prussia. In some cases a variant of Schlitter 2.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schlitz, Schlipf, Scheidt, Schlick, Schlitter, Schmitt

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Schlitt Family Origin

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Schlitt Family Occupations

What did your Schlitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlitt family was Brick Mason. The most common Schlitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schlitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Beer Saloon and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlitt.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Beer Saloon

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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

Schlitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlitt lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schlitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schlitt in 1952 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlitt 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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