Scheidecker Family History

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Scheidecker Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Scheideck, in Bavaria, Tyrol, and Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Heidecker, Scheideler, Schoenecker, Schauwecker, Schieck, Scheibner

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Scheidecker Family Origin

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Scheidecker Family Occupations

What did your Scheidecker ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Book Keeper


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

Scheidecker Historical Records

What Scheidecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scheidecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheidecker 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Scheidecker. 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 433 military records available for the last name Scheidecker. For the veterans among your Scheidecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheidecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheidecker lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Scheidecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Scheidecker in 1954 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheidecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheidecker 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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