Streiff Family History

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Streiff Name Meaning

from Middle High German streif ‘raid’, hence a nickname for an aggressive warrior, someone who had led war-raids. topographic name from late Middle High German streif ‘narrow strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Streich, Streff, Reiff, Streit, Stremel, Streib, Greif, Streng, Stein

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Streiff Family Origin

Where is the Streiff family from?

Streiff Family Occupations

What did your Streiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Streiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Streiff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Streiff family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Streiff.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Streiff Historical Records

What Streiff family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 989 immigration records available for the last name Streiff. 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 Card

There are 683 military records available for the last name Streiff. For the veterans among your Streiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Streiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Streiff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Streiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Streiff in 1962 was 78, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Streiff 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.

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