Schreiber Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Schreiber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a clerk, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schriben ‘to write’ (via Old High German from Latin scribere). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schreiber, Yiddish shrayber ‘writer’, adopted as a translation of Hebrew Soffer ‘scribe’.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schreiber Family Origin

Where is the Schreiber family from?

SHOW MORE

Schreiber Family Occupations

What did your Schreiber ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreiber. A less common occupation for the Schreiber family was Carpenter. The most common Schreiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schreiber's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Schreiber | Data not to scale

Schreiber Historical Records

What Schreiber family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schreiber ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schreiber

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Schreiber Life Expectancy

What is the average Schreiber lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schreiber 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Schreiber Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name