Schrenk Family History

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Schrenk Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schrenk ‘slanting’, ‘crossed’ (from schrenken ‘to put across’, ‘to lay diagonally’), possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who did wickerwork or made fences.

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

Similar surnames: Schenk, Schrank, Schieck, Schwenk, Schreck, Schlenk, Schoen, Scheck

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Schrenk Family Origin

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Schrenk Family Occupations

What did your Schrenk ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Schrenk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schrenk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrenk 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 897 immigration records available for the last name Schrenk. 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 Schrenk. For the veterans among your Schrenk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schrenk Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrenk lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Schrenk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schrenk in 1943 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schrenk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schrenk 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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