Shreif Family History

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Shreif 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: Greif, Reif, Streif, Reis, Shroff, Reiff, Heim, Reil, Reff, Preis

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Shreif Family Origin

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Shreif Family Occupations

What did your Shreif ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shreif occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Shreif's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

    100%

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

Shreif Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4 census records available for the last name Shreif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreif 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shreif. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shreif. For the veterans among your Shreif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreif Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreif lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreif 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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