Schlotman Family History

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Schlotman Name Meaning

(Schlotmann) topographic name for someone who lived on marshy land, from Middle Low German slot ‘ditch’, ‘swamp’ + man ‘man’. occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle Low German slot ‘lock’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schlotter, Cotman, Schiffman, Sloman, Schulman, Schutzman

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Schlotman Family Origin

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Schlotman Family Occupations

What did your Schlotman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlotman. A less common occupation for the Schlotman family was Keeping House. The most common Schlotman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schlotman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Schlotman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlotman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlotman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Schlotman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schlotman in 1950 was 52, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlotman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlotman 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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