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Scheiber Name Meaning

German (Tyrol): variant of Scheibe, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a glazier, from German Scheibe ‘window pane’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Scheider, Scheibner, Scheiner, Schreiber, Scherber, Scheier

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Scheiber Family Origin

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Scheiber Family Occupations

What did your Scheiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheiber family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Agent For Medicines were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheiber. The most common Scheiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Scheiber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Agent For Medicines

  • Baker


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

Scheiber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Scheiber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheiber 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 Scheiber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scheiber. For the veterans among your Scheiber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheiber Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheiber lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Scheiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scheiber in 1943 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheiber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheiber 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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