Schreiber Family History

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Schreiber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a clerk, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schriben ‘to write’ (via Old High German from Latin scribere). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schreiber, Yiddish shrayber ‘writer’, adopted as a translation of Hebrew Soffer ‘scribe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schreier, Schreiner, Scheiber, Scheiner, Schleifer, Scherber

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Schreiber Family Origin

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Schreiber Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Foreign Correspondent

    6%
  • Glass Cutter

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schreiber family was Glass Cutter. The most common Schreiber occupation in the UK was Merchant. 13% of Schreiber's were Merchants. Merchant, Baker and Foreign Correspondent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schreiber.

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Schreiber Historical Records

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Schreiber Life Expectancy

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