Shreck Family History

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Shreck Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schreck.

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

Similar surnames: Shrock, Sheck, Shock, Shuck, Shack, Check, Sheek, Heck, Shenk

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Shreck Family Origin

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Shreck Family Occupations

What did your Shreck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shreck family was Carpenter. The most common Shreck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Shreck's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shreck.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Layer

  • Carpenter


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

Shreck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shreck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreck 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Shreck. 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 452 military records available for the last name Shreck. For the veterans among your Shreck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreck Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shreck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Shreck in 1963 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreck 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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