Lorenz Schlosser was born on 27 January 1850, in Berauersheim, Bács-Bodrog, Hungary as the son of Maximilian Schlosser and Eva Merkler. He died on 19 March 1856, in his hometown, at the age of 6.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Schlosser ‘locksmith’.
German (also Schlösser): topographic or occupational name for someone who worked at a castle, from Schloss with the addition of the agent or habitational suffix -er. This surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Czechia, and some other central European countries.