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Schrey Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from a noun derivative of Middle Dutch schreien ‘to cry’.

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


Similar surnames: Schreyer, Schley, Scheel, Schoen, Schroen, Schoer, Schlei, Suhre

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Schrey Family Origin

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Schrey Family Occupations

What did your Schrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schrey family was Teamster. The most common Schrey occupation in the USA was Morocca Dresser. 33% of Schrey's were Morocca Dressers. Morocca Dresser and Retail Liquor Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schrey.

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  • Morocca Dresser

    33%
  • Retail Liquor Dealer

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%

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Schrey Historical Records

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

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Schrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Schrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schrey in 1962 was 73, and 88 in 2004.

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