Schlinger Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Schlinger Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by the winding course of a shoreline, river, fence, etc., from schlingen ‘to wind’ or perhaps a habitational name for someone from a place called Schlingen, although this has not been identified. nickname or occupational name for someone who used a sling, Middle High German slinger.

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


Similar surnames: Schwinger, Schlenker, Slinger, Schlicker, Scheiner, Schlitter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schlinger Family Origin

Where is the Schlinger family from?

SHOW MORE

Schlinger Family Occupations

What did your Schlinger ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Painter

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Schlinger occupation in the USA was Cooper. 10% of Schlinger's were Coopers. Cooper, Painter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlinger. A less common occupation for the Schlinger family was Butcher.

Source: Census data for Schlinger | Data not to scale

Schlinger Historical Records

What Schlinger family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schlinger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Schlinger

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Schlinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlinger lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlinger 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Schlinger Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name