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Scheibner Name Meaning

German (eastern): habitational name for someone from Scheiben in Bohemia. The place name is related to Scheibe. German: occupational name for a maker of window panes, especially the so-called ‘bull’s eyes’, from Middle High German schibe ‘disk’ + the agent suffix -(n)er.

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


Similar surnames: Scheiner, Scheiber, Scheidler, Scheibe, Schreiber, Scherber

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Where is the Scheibner family from?

You can see how Scheibner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scheibner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Scheibner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Scheibner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Scheibner's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Scheibner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scheibner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scheibner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Knitter and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scheibner. 15% of Scheibner men worked as a Knitter.

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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

  • Knitter
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Manager
    15%
  • Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scheibner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheibner 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Scheibner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scheibner. For the veterans among your Scheibner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scheibner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scheibner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Scheibner in 1944 was 24, and 94 in 2004.

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