Schlief Family History
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Schlief Name Meaning
North German: from Middle Low German slef ‘wooden spoon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a spoon maker. The word also had a figurative sense of ‘ruffian’, so it could be a nickname from this.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schleef, Schlie, Schliep, Schlipf, Schlick, Schley, Schmick, Schlei