Streib Family History

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Streib Name Meaning

German: perhaps a variant of Straub (compare Strub), of from a Germanic personal name (Stribo) whose first element is cognate with Old High German, Middle High German strit ‘quarrel’, ‘fight’.

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

Similar surnames: Streit, Stein, Streng, Stieb, Streiff, Streich, Strub, Streb, Steig

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Streib Family Origin

Where is the Streib family from?

Streib Family Occupations

What did your Streib ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Streib family was Gent. Keeping House, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Streib. The most common Streib occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Streib's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Gent


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

Streib Historical Records

What Streib family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Streib. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streib 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 Streib

Passenger List

There are 840 immigration records available for the last name Streib. 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 591 military records available for the last name Streib. For the veterans among your Streib ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Streib Life Expectancy

What is the average Streib lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Streib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Streib in 1962 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streib

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Streib 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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