History of your Surname
Get access to Streich family records.Start a free trial

Streich Family History

Streich Name Meaning

standardized form of North German Streek, topographic name from Middle Low German streke ‘strip of land’. from Middle High German strich ‘stroke’, ‘blow’, hence probably a nickname for a strong fighter.

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


Similar surnames: Streiff, Reich, Strick, Streng, Speich, Stich, Teich, Streit, Stretch

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Streich family from?

You can see how Streich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Streich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Streich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 67 Streich families living in Wisconsin. This was about 40% of all the recorded Streich's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Streich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Streich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Streich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Streich. 23% of Streich men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Streich women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Streich were Operator and Cook.

View Census data for Streich | Data not to scale

*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
    23%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Operator
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Cook
    8%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Streich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Streich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Streich

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Streich. 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.

View all Streich immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Streich. For the veterans among your Streich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Streich military records

You've only scratched the surface of Streich family history.

Discover More

What is the average Streich lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Streich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Streich in 1958 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streich

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Streich family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial