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Schrey Family History

Schrey Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from a noun derivative of Middle Dutch schreien ‘to cry’.

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

13,252 Historical Documents with Schrey on Ancestry.com
7,628 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
582 Military Records
600 Immigration Records
1,786 Census and Voter Lists
2,656 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schrey Families

  • Number of Schrey families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schrey families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schrey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schrey census records

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Schrey Family Origin

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Schrey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schrey

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Schrey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schrey census records

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Schrey Civil War Service Records

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