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Shrider Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schreider possibly a variant of Schreiter or of Schreyer .

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


Similar surnames: Strider, Snider, Shrier, Scriver, Shriver, Schrier, Grider, Shrader

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Where is the Shrider family from?

You can see how Shrider families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shrider family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shrider families were found in USA in 1880. In 1871 there were 5 Shrider families living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Shrider's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Shrider families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shrider surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shrider ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shrider. 19% of Shrider men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Shrider women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shrider were Inspector and At Home. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Inspector
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • At Home
    12%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 111 immigration records available for the last name Shrider. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 485 military records available for the last name Shrider. For the veterans among your Shrider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shrider lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Shrider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shrider in 1947 was 22, and 69 in 2004.

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