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Scheets Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schütz (see Schuetz ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Scheetz, Sheets, Schutts, Scheel, Schuett, Schepers, Scheele, Schult

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Where is the Scheets family from?

You can see how Scheets families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scheets family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Scheets families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Scheets families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Scheets's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Scheets families in 1840.
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What did your Scheets ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Scheets. 40% of Scheets men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Scheets women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scheets were Sheet Metal Worker and Housewife. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Weaver
  • Sheet Metal Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scheets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheets 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Scheets. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 252 military records available for the last name Scheets. For the veterans among your Scheets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scheets lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scheets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Scheets in 1953 was 78, and 90 in 2004.

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