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Schleef Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German slef ‘large wooden spoon (made and used by peasants)’, which later came to mean ‘coarse fellow’, ‘rube’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlief, Schlee, Scheff, Schleif, Schleper, Scheel, Scherf, Schlepp

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Schleef Family Origin

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Schleef Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Retail Grocer

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Schleef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schleef's were Farmers. Farmer and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schleef.

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Schleef Historical Records

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Schleef Life Expectancy

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