Schreier Family History

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Schreier Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schri(e)n ‘to shout’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schreier, Yiddish shrayer ‘shouter’; a nickname for a noisy person, or, possibly, an occupational name for a person whose duty it was to summon Jews to public worship.

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


Similar surnames: Schreyer, Schreiber, Schreiner, Scheiner, Schleifer, Schaefer

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Schreier Family Origin

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Schreier Family Occupations

What did your Schreier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schreier family was Brewer. Farmer, Baker and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreier. The most common Schreier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schreier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Basket Maker

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

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

Schreier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schreier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schreier 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schreier. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schreier. For the veterans among your Schreier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schreier Life Expectancy

What is the average Schreier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Schreier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schreier in 1941 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schreier

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