Schlosser Family History

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Schlosser Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Schlosser ‘locksmith’. German (also Schlösser): topographic or occupational name for someone who worked at a castle, from Schloss with the addition of the agent or habitational suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Schloesser, Schlesser, Schloss, Schlotter, Schlussel, Schlossberg

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Schlosser Family Origin

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Schlosser Family Occupations

What did your Schlosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlosser. A less common occupation for the Schlosser family was Blacksmith. The most common Schlosser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Schlosser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Schlosser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlosser 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 Schlosser

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schlosser. 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 Schlosser. For the veterans among your Schlosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlosser lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Schlosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schlosser in 1942 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlosser 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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