Shrenk Family History

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Shrenk 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: Renk, Schrenk, Ahrens, Hren, Shenk, Ohren, Ehren, Strenk, Shreck

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Shrenk Family Origin

Where is the Shrenk family from?

Shrenk Family Occupations

What did your Shrenk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shrenk family was Keeps Dairy. The most common Shrenk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Shrenk's were Farmers. Farmer, Auctioneer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shrenk.

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  • Farmer

  • Auctioneer

  • Baker

  • Keeps Dairy


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

Shrenk Historical Records

What Shrenk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 347 census records available for the last name Shrenk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrenk 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 Shrenk

Passenger List

There are 38 immigration records available for the last name Shrenk. 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 48 military records available for the last name Shrenk. For the veterans among your Shrenk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shrenk Life Expectancy

What is the average Shrenk lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Shrenk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shrenk in 1971 was 77, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shrenk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shrenk 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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