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Schrock Name Meaning

(Schröck): variant of Schreck or Schrage. (Schröck): habitational name from a placed called Schröck near Marburg. possibly a habitational name from Schrocko in eastern Germany, of Slavic origin. of Slavic origin, from Sorbian sroka ‘magpie’ (bird), a nickname for someone who had some fancied similarity with the bird.

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


Similar surnames: Schrick, Schack, Schlick, Schwoch, Schaack, Chock, Srock, Schmock

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Where is the Schrock family from?

You can see how Schrock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schrock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schrock families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Schrock families living in Ohio. This was about 69% of all the recorded Schrock's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schrock families in 1840.
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What did your Schrock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schrock. 29% of Schrock men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Schrock women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schrock were Salesman and Maid.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Schrock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrock 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 984 immigration records available for the last name Schrock. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schrock. For the veterans among your Schrock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schrock lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schrock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schrock in 1944 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

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