Schlachter Family History

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Schlachter Name Meaning

North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle Low German slachtere, German Schlachter ‘slaughterer’.

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

Similar surnames: Schlechter, Schlichter, Schacher, Schumacher, Schlotter, Schechter

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Schlachter Family Origin

Where is the Schlachter family from?

Schlachter Family Occupations

What did your Schlachter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlachter. The most common Schlachter occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 18% of Schlachter's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Schlachter family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Keeping House


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

Schlachter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schlachter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlachter 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlachter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Schlachter. For the veterans among your Schlachter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlachter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlachter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schlachter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schlachter in 1950 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlachter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlachter 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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