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Schlais Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Schlaiß, Schlaiss, a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pinewood chips for lighting candles, etc., from Middle High German sleisse.

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


Similar surnames: Schleis, Schlein, Schloss, Scheid, Schleif, Schlie, Schaab, Schlei

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Schlais Family Origin

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Schlais Family Occupations

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Schlais Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlais Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schlais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schlais in 1963 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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