Shreckengost Family History

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Shreckengost Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Schreckengost.

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

Similar surnames: Schrecongost, Schreckengost, Schrecengost, Shillings, Reckers

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Shreckengost Family Origin

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Shreckengost Family Occupations

What did your Shreckengost ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shreckengost. A less common occupation for the Shreckengost family was Farmer. The most common Shreckengost occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Shreckengost's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Day Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Shreckengost Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shreckengost. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreckengost 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Shreckengost. 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 325 military records available for the last name Shreckengost. For the veterans among your Shreckengost ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreckengost Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreckengost lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Shreckengost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shreckengost in 1962 was 43, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreckengost

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