Schreiter Family History

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Schreiter Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a striding walk, from an agent derivative of schreiten ‘to stride’. The element Schreit also appears in place names.

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


Similar surnames: Schreier, Schreiber, Schreiner, Scheiner, Schweiger, Schreyer

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Schreiter Family Origin

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Schreiter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Mariner

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreiter. A less common occupation for the Schreiter family was Mariner. The most common Schreiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schreiter's were Farmers.

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Schreiter Historical Records

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Schreiter Life Expectancy

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