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Schreck Family History

Schreck Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German schrecken ‘to jump’ or ‘to frighten’.

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

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30,357 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,590 Military Records
2,530 Immigration Records
12,263 Census and Voter Lists
27,120 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schreck Families

  • Number of Schreck families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schreck families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schreck last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schreck census records

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Schreck Family Origin

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Schreck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schreck families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schreck

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schreck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schreck census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Schreck ancestors, such as occupation.

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Schreck Civil War Service Records

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