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Schlei Name Meaning

German: occupational nickname from Schleie ‘tench’ (Middle Low German, Middle High German sli, slie) (see Schley).

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


Similar surnames: Schlein, Schley, Schleif, Schlee, Schleis, Schlepp, Scholer, Schlup

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Schlei Family Origin

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Schlei Family Occupations

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  • Boiler Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Saloon

    33%

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In 1880, Boiler Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schlei. A less common occupation for the Schlei family was Saloon. The most common Schlei occupation in the USA was Boiler Maker. 33% of Schlei's were Boiler Makers.

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Schlei Historical Records

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Schlei Life Expectancy

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