Schleis Family History

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Schleis Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or woodcutter, in particular one whose job was to split wood, from Middle High German sleiss ‘wood shaving’ or sleissen ‘to split’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlein, Schlais, Schleif, Schlei, Scheid, Schneid, Schloss, Schlee

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Schleis Family Origin

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Schleis Family Occupations

What did your Schleis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schleis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schleis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schleis family was Works In Hardware Store. Farmer, House Keeper and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schleis.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • House Keeper

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Works In Hardware Store

    25%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schleis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schleis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schleis Life Expectancy

What is the average Schleis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schleis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schleis in 1962 was 76, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schleis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schleis 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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