Schriefer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Schriefer Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schrieber. South German: topographic name for someone living near a crag, related to Middle High German schreffen ‘to split’.

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


Similar surnames: Schiefer, Schriever, Schrieber, Schierer, Schaefer, Schreier

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schriefer Family Origin

Where is the Schriefer family from?

Schriefer Family Occupations

What did your Schriefer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schriefer. 25% of Schriefer men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Schriefer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schriefer were Clerk and Seamstress

View Census data for Schriefer | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Seamstress
    10%

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

Schriefer Historical Records

What Schriefer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schriefer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schriefer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Schriefer

Passenger List

There are 977 immigration records available for the last name Schriefer. 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.

View all Schriefer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schriefer. For the veterans among your Schriefer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Schriefer military records

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

Schriefer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schriefer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schriefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schriefer in 1950 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schriefer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schriefer 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.

Famous Schriefer Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED