Schleper Family History

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Schleper Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a lazy person, from Middle Low German sleper ‘sleeper’. Compare Schlaefer.

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


Similar surnames: Scheper, Schlieper, Schloemer, Schlafer, Schleyer, Schleder, Schreier

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Schleper Family Origin

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Schleper Family Occupations

What did your Schleper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schleper family was Washwoman. The most common Schleper occupation in the USA was Dairy Man. 40% of Schleper's were Dairy Mans. Dairy Man, Farmer and Soda Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schleper.

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  • Dairy Man

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Soda Factory

    20%
  • Washwoman

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Schleper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schleper Life Expectancy

What is the average Schleper lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schleper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schleper in 1958 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schleper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schleper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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