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 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shreck. 23% of Shreck men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Shreck women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shreck were Salesman and Helper In Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Labor
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Helper In Home
    20%

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

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.

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