Shryock Family History

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Shryock Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Schrei(j)äck, Schreijöck, a nickname for a noisy person, from a dialect word for a jay, which began as a compound of Middle High German schrien ‘to cry’ + a pet form of the personal name Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Hock, Shrode, Rock, Shock, Krock, Strick, Stock, Sprock, Sock, Shrock

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Shryock Family Origin

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Shryock Family Occupations

What did your Shryock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shryock. 10% of Shryock men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Shryock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shryock were Machinist and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stenographer

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

Shryock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Shryock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shryock 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 525 immigration records available for the last name Shryock. 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 Shryock. For the veterans among your Shryock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shryock Life Expectancy

What is the average Shryock lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Shryock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shryock in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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