Scheid Family History
Scheid Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary (between two valleys etc.) or crossroads Middle High German scheide. German: habitational name from any of various places called Scheidt Scheiden. 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 artificial name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022