Schei Family History
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Schei Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty or more farmsteads so named, from Old Norse as skeið ‘horse race’, ‘race’, ‘run’. Dutch: nickname for someone of sturdy build or a clumsy person, from Middle Dutch scheye ‘wedge’,‘piece of split wood’. Dutch: from Middle Dutch scheiden, scheien ‘to divide or split’, presumably a topographic name for someone who lived by a fork in a road, river, or the like.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schein, Scher, Chew, Scheid, Schley, Schenk, Scheib, Schied, Schlei