Schrey Family History

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Schrey Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from a noun derivative of Middle Dutch schreien ‘to cry’.

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

Similar surnames: Schreyer, Schley, Scheel, Schoen, Schroen, Schoer, Schlei, Suhre

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Schrey Family Origin

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Schrey Family Occupations

What did your Schrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Domestic was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schrey.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic

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

Schrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrey 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 644 immigration records available for the last name Schrey. 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 716 military records available for the last name Schrey. For the veterans among your Schrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schrey in 1962 was 73, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schrey 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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