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Schlecht Name Meaning

nickname for a straightforward person, from Middle High German, Old High German sleht ‘direct’, ‘natural’ (though it later came to mean ‘defective’, ‘bad’). habitational name from any of various minor places so named, for example in Mecklenburg and the Upper Palatinate, from Old High German sleht in the sense ‘flat’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlegel, Schleich, Hecht, Schieck, Specht, Schlepp, Schlick, Schneck

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Schlecht Family Origin

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Schlecht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Butcher

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Shoe Maker

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlecht family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlecht. The most common Schlecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Schlecht's were Farmers.

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Schlecht Historical Records

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Schlecht Life Expectancy

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