Schlotman Family History

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Schlotman Name Meaning

(Schlotmann) topographic name for someone who lived on marshy land, from Middle Low German slot ‘ditch’, ‘swamp’ + man ‘man’. occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle Low German slot ‘lock’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schlotter, Cotman, Schiffman, Sloman, Schulman, Schutzman

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Schlotman Family Origin

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Schlotman Family Occupations

What did your Schlotman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schlotman. 23% of Schlotman men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Schlotman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlotman were Carpenter and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    58%
  • Secretary
    43%

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

Schlotman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schlotman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlotman 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Schlotman. 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 202 military records available for the last name Schlotman. For the veterans among your Schlotman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlotman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlotman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Schlotman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schlotman in 1950 was 52, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlotman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlotman 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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