Scheid Family History

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Scheid Name Meaning

German: variant of Scheidt. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German scheide, German Scheide ‘sheath (of a sword)’, applied as a German metonymic occupational name for someone who made scabbards or a Jewish ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Schein, Schneid, Schild, Scheidt, Schenk, Schlein, Scheck, Scherf

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Scheid Family Origin

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Scheid Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheid family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheid. The most common Scheid occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Scheid's were Laborers.

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Scheid Historical Records

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Scheid Life Expectancy

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