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Schreyer Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Schreier. Dutch (de Schreyer): occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch schreien ‘to cry’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schreier.

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

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Schreyer Family Origin

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Schreyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Schreyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schreyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schreyer family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreyer.

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Schreyer Historical Records

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Schreyer Life Expectancy

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