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Shrode Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schrode, a nickname for a loutish person, from Middle High German schrot(e) ‘stick’, ‘block’, ‘log’.

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

Similar surnames: Shroll, Rode, Strider, Strope, Schrade, Thode, Shade, Schrage, Strebe

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Where is the Shrode family from?

You can see how Shrode families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shrode family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Shrode families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Shrode family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Shrode's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Shrode families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shrode surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shrode ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shrode. 25% of Shrode men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Shrode women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shrode were Teacher and Sales Girl.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Sales Girl
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shrode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrode census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 82 immigration records available for the last name Shrode. 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 Cards

There are 544 military records available for the last name Shrode. For the veterans among your Shrode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shrode lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shrode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shrode in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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