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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

What did your Schloss ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Commercial Clerk

    17%
  • General Merchant

    17%
  • South American Merchant

    17%

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

Schloss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schloss Life Expectancy

What is the average Schloss lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schloss in 1948 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schloss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schloss 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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