Scriver Family History

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Scriver Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Scrijver ‘the scribe’, from Middle Dutch scrivere ‘scribe’, ‘clerk’. Compare English Scriven, German Schreiber.

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

Similar surnames: Schriever, Schryver, Scriven, Scriber, Strider, Schilder, Shriver

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Scriver Family Origin

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Scriver Family Occupations

What did your Scriver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scriver. A less common occupation for the Scriver family was Laborer. The most common Scriver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Scriver's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Scriver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Scriver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scriver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 475 immigration records available for the last name Scriver. 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 Card

There are 900 military records available for the last name Scriver. For the veterans among your Scriver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scriver Life Expectancy

What is the average Scriver lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Scriver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Scriver in 1956 was 27, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scriver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scriver ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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