Scheidt Family History

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Scheidt Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary or crossroads, Middle High German scheit, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Scheid, Schneid, Schmidt, Schlitt, Schei, Scheibe, Schardt, Schlick

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Scheidt Family Origin

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Scheidt Family Occupations

What did your Scheidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheidt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Scheidt's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheidt. A less common occupation for the Scheidt family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Scheidt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Scheidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheidt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheidt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Scheidt. For the veterans among your Scheidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheidt Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheidt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Scheidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Scheidt in 1941 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheidt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheidt 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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