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Schrijver Family History

Schrijver Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Schriever, Schriver, Schriefer, Schrider, Scriver, Schrieber

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Where is the Schrijver family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schrijver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Schrijver ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 23 census records available for the last name Schrijver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrijver 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 663 immigration records available for the last name Schrijver. 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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There are 10 military records available for the last name Schrijver. For the veterans among your Schrijver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schrijver lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2000, in the United States, Schrijver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schrijver in 1962 was 53, and 93 in 2000.

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