Schleifer Family History

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Schleifer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grinder (of knives, scissors, and the like), from an agent derivative of Middle High German slifen, German schleifen ‘to grind’. German: habitational name for someone from Schleife in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Schleimer, Scheiner, Schleif, Schreier, Schaefer, Schleider

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Schleifer Family Origin

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Schleifer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Baar Keeper

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schleifer family was Grocer. Farmer, Baar Keeper and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schleifer. The most common Schleifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schleifer's were Farmers.

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Schleifer Historical Records

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Schleifer Life Expectancy

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