Schlueter Family History

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Schlueter Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German sluter (an agent derivative of sluten ‘to shut or lock’), an occupational name for a jailer or for a chatelain or steward in charge of the keys to the pantry and storerooms in a large household.

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


Similar surnames: Schlotter, Schutter, Schlieper, Schlitter, Schloemer, Schmelter

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Schlueter Family Origin

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Schlueter Family Occupations

What did your Schlueter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schlueter. 26% of Schlueter men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Schlueter women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlueter were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schlueter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Schlueter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlueter 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlueter. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schlueter. For the veterans among your Schlueter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlueter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlueter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schlueter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schlueter in 1955 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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