Schloss Family History

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Schloss Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle High German sloz ‘lock’. from Schloss ‘castle’ (originally the same word as in 1), a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a castle or was employed at one. The Jewish name is generally ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schlosser, Schleis, Schlais, Cross, Schlick, Schley, Schlup

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Schloss Family Origin

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Schloss Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Commercial Clerk

    17%
  • General Merchant

    17%
  • South American Merchant

    17%

In 1881, Merchant, Commercial Clerk and General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schloss. The most common Schloss occupation in the UK was Merchant. 50% of Schloss's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Schloss family was South American Merchant.

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Schloss Historical Records

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Schloss Life Expectancy

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