Scheib Family History

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Scheib Name Meaning

variant of Scheibe. nickname for a person afflicted with some deformity, from Middle High German schief ‘crooked’, ‘awry’. Compare Scheff.

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

Similar surnames: Schein, Schelb, Scheid, Schei, Scheibe, Scherf, Streib, Scheu, Schaub

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Scheib Family Origin

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Scheib Family Occupations

What did your Scheib ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheib occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Scheib's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheib. A less common occupation for the Scheib family was Hardware Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Hardware Merchant


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

Scheib Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Scheib. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheib 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheib. 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 Card

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

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Scheib Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheib lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Scheib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Scheib in 1941 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheib

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheib 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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