Schray Family History

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Schray Name Meaning

South German (Württemberg): variant of Schrey.

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


Similar surnames: Schram, Schrad, Schrag, Schad, Schaab, Schey, Schar, Schraer, Schrey

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Schray Family Origin

Where is the Schray family from?

Schray Family Occupations

What did your Schray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schray family was Farming. Baker, Farmer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schray. The most common Schray occupation in the USA was Baker. 24% of Schray's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

    24%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Brewer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schray ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schray Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schray 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schray. 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 Schray. For the veterans among your Schray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schray Life Expectancy

What is the average Schray lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Schray in 1959 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schray

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schray ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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