Streit Family History

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Streit Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English streit ‘narrow’, ‘strict’ (Anglo-Norman French estreit). German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German strit, German Streit ‘strife’, ‘argument’.

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


Similar surnames: Streib, Streng, Street, Strutt, Stein, Streich, Streiff, Steig, Breit

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Streit Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Streit name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Streit. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    39%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • European Jewish

    5%

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Streit Family Origin

Where is the Streit family from?

Streit Family Occupations

What did your Streit ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Joiner and Mineral Water Manufactner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Streit. The most common Streit occupation in the UK was Joiner. 50% of Streit's were Joiners.

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  • Joiner

    50%
  • Mineral Water Manufactner

    50%

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

Streit Historical Records

What Streit family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Streit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streit census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Streit

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Streit. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Streit. For the veterans among your Streit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Streit Life Expectancy

What is the average Streit lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Streit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Streit in 1955 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Streit 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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