Schlangen Family History

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Schlangen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schlangen, a place between Detmold and Paderborn.

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


Similar surnames: Schlanger, Schlinger, Schlatter, Schlag, Schwenger, Schwander

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Schlangen Family Origin

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Schlangen Family Occupations

What did your Schlangen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schlangen. 23% of Schlangen men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Schlangen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlangen were Truck Driver and Practical Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Manager
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Domestic W
    10%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Practical Nurse
    10%

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

Schlangen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 794 census records available for the last name Schlangen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlangen 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 147 immigration records available for the last name Schlangen. 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 170 military records available for the last name Schlangen. For the veterans among your Schlangen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlangen Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlangen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schlangen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schlangen in 1964 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlangen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlangen 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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