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

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Schlief Family Origin

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Schlief Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • House Painter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlief family was Keeping House. The most common Schlief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Schlief's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlief.

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Schlief Historical Records

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Schlief Life Expectancy

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