Shreckengast Family History

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Shreckengast 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: Shreckengost, Schreckengost, Schrecengost, Prendergast, Schrecongost

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Shreckengast Family Origin

Where is the Shreckengast family from?

Shreckengast Family Occupations

What did your Shreckengast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shreckengast occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Shreckengast's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shreckengast. A less common occupation for the Shreckengast family was Makes Stove Bolts.

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  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Makes Stove Bolts


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

Shreckengast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 516 census records available for the last name Shreckengast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreckengast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shreckengast

Passenger List

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Shreckengast. 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 80 military records available for the last name Shreckengast. For the veterans among your Shreckengast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreckengast Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreckengast lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Shreckengast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shreckengast in 1946 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreckengast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreckengast 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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