Schlitz Family History

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Schlitz Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by the Schlitz river or habitational name from the town of Schlitz, near Fulda.

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

Similar surnames: Schlitt, Schlick, Schutz, Schlott, Schlipf, Schartz, Schratz, Schwetz

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Schlitz Family Origin

Where is the Schlitz family from?

Schlitz Family Occupations

What did your Schlitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Schlitz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlitz. A less common occupation for the Schlitz family was Boot/Shoe Maker Candy Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Boot/Shoe Maker Candy Store


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

Schlitz Historical Records

What Schlitz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Schlitz

Passenger List

There are 399 immigration records available for the last name Schlitz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schlitz. For the veterans among your Schlitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlitz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schlitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schlitz in 1956 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlitz 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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