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Schlepp Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname or occupational name for a laborer or carrier, especially in a mine, from Middle Low German slepen, Middle High German slepen ‘to drag or carry (a load)’ (modern German schleppen, schleifen).

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


Similar surnames: Schoepp, Schepp, Schlup, Schlei, Schleif, Schnepf, Scholer, Schopp

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Where is the Schlepp family from?

You can see how Schlepp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schlepp family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schlepp families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Schlepp families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Schlepp's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schlepp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schlepp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schlepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schlepp. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schlepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlepp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 258 immigration records available for the last name Schlepp. 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 Cards

There are 589 military records available for the last name Schlepp. For the veterans among your Schlepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schlepp lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schlepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schlepp in 1954 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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