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The SCHRIEFER surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 794 28326 0 3
United States (1880 census) 88 34241 0 2
Change since 1880 +706 +5915 +N/A +1
Other Countries
Australia 0 0
United Kingdom 1 36878 0 0
Top States for SCHRIEFER by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Maryland 90 6418 0.002 17
Illinois 83 15922 0.001 7
Florida 60 26561 0.000 4
Texas 59 23201 0.000 3
New York 49 36663 0.000 3
Top States for SCHRIEFER by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Maryland 90 6418 0.002 17
Maine 16 8917 0.001 13
Missouri 46 14177 0.001 8
North Dakota 5 18294 0.001 8
Illinois 83 15922 0.001 7


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called SCHRIEFER live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called SCHRIEFER represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called SCHRIEFER in Maryland than any other state, but you are more likely to find a SCHRIEFER by picking someone at random in Maryland than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of SCHRIEFER

Region of origin: Europe

Country of origin: Germany

Language of origin: German

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the SCHRIEFER surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of SCHRIEFER in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 771 97.1
White (Hispanic) 13 1.64
Mixed Race 5 0.63
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the SCHRIEFER surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of SCHRIEFER in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of SCHRIEFER.

Similar names to SCHRIEFER

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as SCHRIEFER.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for SCHRIEFER

The following words are slight variants of SCHRIEFER that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.