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 1880, the most common Schlueter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Schlueter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlueter. A less common occupation for the Schlueter family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlueter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlueter 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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