Schrage Family History

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Schrage Name Meaning

German: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle High German schrage ‘rack’, ‘stand’, or from the same word in Middle Low German meaning ‘scrawny’. German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German schrage ‘slanting’, by extension used to refer to a market stall with crossed legs, hence an occupational name for a carpenter or a stallholder. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Shrage, meaning ‘candle’ in Aramaic.

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

Similar surnames: Schrade, Schraub, Schrank, Schnake, Schrag, Schrager, Schlager

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Schrage Family Origin

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Schrage Family Occupations

What did your Schrage ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schrage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Schrage's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schrage. A less common occupation for the Schrage family was Architect.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Architect


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Schrage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schrage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrage 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schrage. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Schrage. For the veterans among your Schrage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schrage Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schrage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schrage in 1952 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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