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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • House Keeper

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Works In Hardware Store

    25%

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

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Schleis Historical Records

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Schleis Life Expectancy

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