Scheidler Family History

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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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Scheidler Family Origin

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Scheidler Family Occupations

What did your Scheidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheidler. A less common occupation for the Scheidler family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Scheidler occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Scheidler's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Scheidler Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Scheidler Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheidler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheidler 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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