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Schlein Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of glue or seller of bird lime, from Middle High German slin, a variant of slim (see Schleimer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish shlayn ‘tench’ (German Schleie). This is one of the many Ashkenazic ornamental names taken from words denoting fishes.

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


Similar surnames: Schein, Schleif, Schlei, Schleis, Scheid, Schwein, Schneid, Schoen

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Schlein Family Origin

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Schlein Family Occupations

What did your Schlein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schlein family was Carpenter. The most common Schlein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schlein's were Farmers. Farmer, Mining and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlein.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Mining

    14%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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Schlein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlein Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schlein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Schlein in 1954 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlein 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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