Schleiger Family History

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Schleiger Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of scarves and veils, from Middle Low German sleiger, sleier ‘(head)scarf’.

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


Similar surnames: Schleimer, Schleyer, Schleifer, Schlegel, Schleder, Schweiger

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Schleiger Family Origin

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Schleiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    11%
  • Lard Oil Refiner

    11%
  • Pattern Maker

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Schleiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schleiger's were Farmers. Farmer, Dry Good Merchant and Lard Oil Refiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schleiger. A less common occupation for the Schleiger family was Pattern Maker.

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Schleiger Historical Records

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Schleiger Life Expectancy

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