Schreiner Family History

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Schreiner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a joiner, from Middle High German schrinære, schriner, an agent derivative of schrin ‘chest’, ‘box’. This word and surname are found mainly in southern and southwestern parts of Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Scheiner, Schreiber, Schreier, Schleifer, Schleimer, Scheibner

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Schreiner Family Origin

Where is the Schreiner family from?

Schreiner Family Occupations

What did your Schreiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schreiner. 54% of Schreiner men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Farmers Son
    20%
  • Own Farm
    14%
  • Labourer
    14%

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

Schreiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Schreiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schreiner 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Schreiner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Schreiner. For the veterans among your Schreiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schreiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Schreiner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schreiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schreiner in 1946 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schreiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schreiner 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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