Schlotter Family History

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Schlotter Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living in an area of loamy soil, from Middle High German slote ‘loam’. North German: occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German slot ‘lock’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlitter, Schlatter, Schetter, Schlott, Schutter, Schlueter

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Schlotter Family Origin

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Schlotter Family Occupations

What did your Schlotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlotter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schlotter's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlotter. A less common occupation for the Schlotter family was Brewer.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Brewer

    6%

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

Schlotter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schlotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlotter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schlotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Schlotter in 1949 was 40, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlotter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlotter 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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