Schreckengost Family History

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Schreckengost Name Meaning

Altered form of German Schreckengast, a nickname from Middle High German schreck (imperative of schrecken ‘to frighten’) + den gast ‘the guest’, presumably a nickname for an unfriendly innkeeper.

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


Similar surnames: Schreck, Schrecengost, Shreckengost, Schricker, Heckendorf

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Schreckengost Family Origin

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Schreckengost Family Occupations

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  • Day Labr

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farms

    20%
  • Fireman

    20%

In 1880, the most common Schreckengost occupation in the USA was Day Labr. 20% of Schreckengost's were Day Labrs. Day Labr, Farmer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreckengost. A less common occupation for the Schreckengost family was Fireman.

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Schreckengost Historical Records

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Schreckengost Life Expectancy

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