Schlitter Family History

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Schlitter Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schlitt in East Prussia. occupational name for a maker of sleds, from an agent derivative of Middle High German slite.

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

Similar surnames: Schlotter, Schmitter, Schlatter, Schutter, Schetter, Schnitzer

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Schlitter Family Origin

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Schlitter Family Occupations

What did your Schlitter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlitter family was Farmer. Boot Maker, Carpenter and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlitter. The most common Schlitter occupation in the USA was Boot Maker. 7% of Schlitter's were Boot Makers.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Day Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Schlitter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schlitter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlitter 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Schlitter. 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 837 military records available for the last name Schlitter. For the veterans among your Schlitter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlitter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schlitter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schlitter in 1958 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlitter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlitter 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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