Shreiber Family History

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Shreiber 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: Schreiber, Reiber, Treiber, Shriber, Shreiner, Heiberg, Reifer

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Shreiber Family Origin

Where is the Shreiber family from?

Shreiber Family Occupations

What did your Shreiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baggage Agent and Brush Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shreiber. A less common occupation for the Shreiber family was Carpenter. The most common Shreiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Shreiber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baggage Agent

  • Brush Salesman

  • Carpenter


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

Shreiber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shreiber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreiber 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 Shreiber

Passenger List

There are 256 immigration records available for the last name Shreiber. 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 191 military records available for the last name Shreiber. For the veterans among your Shreiber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreiber Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreiber lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Shreiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shreiber in 1958 was 38, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreiber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreiber 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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