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Schrider Family History

Schrider Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Schridder, a variant of Schridde, a nickname for a beggar or vagrant, from Middle Low German schridde.

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


Similar surnames: Schriver, Strider, Schrader, Scheider, Schrade, Schramer, Schreyer

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Where is the Schrider family from?

You can see how Schrider families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schrider family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schrider families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Schrider family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Schrider's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Schrider families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schrider surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schrider ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schrider. 36% of Schrider men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Schrider women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schrider were Laborer and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    32%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schrider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrider census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schrider. 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 Cards

There are 706 military records available for the last name Schrider. For the veterans among your Schrider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schrider lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schrider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schrider in 1962 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

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