Schriefer Family History

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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

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Schriefer Family Origin

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Schriefer Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schriefer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Brewers Labourer

    25%
  • Mercantile Clerk

    25%
  • Watchman

    25%
  • Wharf Labourer (6/3)

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schriefer family was Wharf Labourer (6/3). Brewers Labourer, Mercantile Clerk and Watchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schriefer. The most common Schriefer occupation in the UK was Brewers Labourer. 25% of Schriefer's were Brewers Labourers.

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Schriefer Historical Records

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Schriefer Life Expectancy

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