Schloss Family History
Schloss Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic):: metonymic occupational name for a locksmith from Middle High German sloz ‘lock’. from Schloss ‘castle’ (originally the same word as in ) a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a castle or was employed at one. As a Jewish name it is generally artificial.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press