Schlau Family History

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Schlau Name Meaning

German: nickname meaning ‘shrewd’, ‘cunning’, or ‘crafty’, from Middle Low German slu.

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


Similar surnames: Schlup, Schlag, Schlei, Schaum, Schmal, Schwan, Schaap, Schlack

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Schlau Family Origin

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Schlau Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Painter

    25%
  • Works In Boot Factory

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Schlau occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Schlau's were Bakers. Baker, Carpenter and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlau. A less common occupation for the Schlau family was Works In Boot Factory.

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Schlau Historical Records

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Schlau Life Expectancy

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