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Schlimgen Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): nickname for someone with a physical deformity, from Middle Low German slim ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + -gen, local form of the diminutive suffix -ken.

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


Similar surnames: Schlinger, Schlicker, Schlief, Schimmel, Schiefen, Schwieger

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Schlimgen Family Origin

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Schlimgen Family Occupations

What did your Schlimgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Country Storekeeper & Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schlimgen. The most common Schlimgen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Schlimgen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Country Storekeeper & Farmer

    33%

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

Schlimgen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlimgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlimgen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schlimgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Schlimgen in 1947 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlimgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlimgen 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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