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Scheidler Family History

Scheidler Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German scheid(l)er ‘mediator’, ‘arbitrator’. Compare Scheideman. variant of Scheidt, the -ler suffix denoting an inhabitant. occupational name for a blade maker, from Middle High German scheide ‘(sword) blade’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheider, Scheibner, Heidler, Scheiner, Scheiber, Schilder, Scheid

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Where is the Scheidler family from?

You can see how Scheidler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scheidler family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Scheidler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Scheidler family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Scheidler's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Scheidler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scheidler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scheidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scheidler. 17% of Scheidler men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Scheidler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scheidler were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scheidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheidler 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Scheidler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scheidler. For the veterans among your Scheidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scheidler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Scheidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Scheidler in 1948 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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