Shryock Family History

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Shryock Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Schrei(j)äck, Schreijöck, a nickname for a noisy person, from a dialect word for a jay, which began as a compound of Middle High German schrien ‘to cry’ + a pet form of the personal name Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Hock, Shrode, Rock, Shock, Krock, Strick, Stock, Sprock, Sock, Shrock

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Shryock Family Origin

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Shryock Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shryock family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shryock. The most common Shryock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Shryock's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Shryock | Data not to scale

Shryock Historical Records

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Shryock Life Expectancy

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