Schleicher Family History

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Schleicher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a furtive or stealthy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German slichen, German schleichen ‘to creep silently’.

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

Similar surnames: Schleich, Schleifer, Schlicker, Schreier, Gleicher, Schreiber

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Schleicher Family Origin

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Schleicher Family Occupations

What did your Schleicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gunmaker and Lighterman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schleicher. The most common Schleicher occupation in the UK was Gunmaker. 33% of Schleicher's were Gunmakers. A less common occupation for the Schleicher family was Mantle Maker.

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  • Gunmaker

  • Lighterman

  • Mantle Maker


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

Schleicher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schleicher Life Expectancy

What is the average Schleicher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schleicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schleicher in 1953 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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