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Schlatter Family History

Schlatter Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name from Middle High German slâte ‘reedy place’ or a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Schlatt from the same word.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Schlotter, Schlitter, Schattner, Schetter, Blatter, Schlader, Schatte

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Where is the Schlatter family from?

You can see how Schlatter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schlatter family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Schlatter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Schlatter families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Schlatter's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Schlatter families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schlatter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schlatter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schlatter. 28% of Schlatter men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Schlatter women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlatter were Clerk and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Manager
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schlatter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlatter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlatter. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Schlatter. For the veterans among your Schlatter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schlatter lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schlatter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schlatter in 1957 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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