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Schreiter Family History

Schreiter Name Meaning
German: nickname for someone with a striding walk, from an agent derivative of schreiten ‘to stride’. The element Schreit also appears in place names.

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

11,004 Historical Documents with Schreiter on Ancestry.com
3,606 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,356 Military Records
923 Immigration Records
2,153 Census and Voter Lists
2,966 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schreiter Families

  • Number of Schreiter families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schreiter families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schreiter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schreiter census records

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Schreiter Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Schreiter families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Schreiter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schreiter 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 Schreiter

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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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Schreiter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schreiter census records

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Schreiter Civil War Service Records

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