Schreyer Family History

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Schreyer Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Schreier. Dutch (de Schreyer): occupational name for a town crier, or nickname for a noisy individual, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch schreien ‘to cry’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schreier.

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


Similar surnames: Schreier, Schrey, Schryer, Schriever, Schaefer, Schleyer, Scheer

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Schreyer Family Origin

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Schreyer Family Occupations

What did your Schreyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Washer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schreyer. 54% of Schreyer men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Farmers Son
    14%
  • Brakeman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Washer
    100%

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

Schreyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schreyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schreyer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schreyer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schreyer. For the veterans among your Schreyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schreyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schreyer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schreyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schreyer in 1949 was 64, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schreyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schreyer 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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