Scheihing Family History

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Scheihing Name Meaning

German: unrounded form of Scheuhing, a nickname for a specter or a person who inspires fear, from Middle High German schiuhe, schiuhinc ‘specter’.

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

Similar surnames: Schelling, Schimming, Schilling, Schein, Schlichting, Schmeling

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Scheihing Family Origin

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Scheihing Family Occupations

What did your Scheihing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheihing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Scheihing's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scheihing.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Scheihing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 949 census records available for the last name Scheihing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheihing 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Scheihing. 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 228 military records available for the last name Scheihing. For the veterans among your Scheihing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheihing Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheihing lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Scheihing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Scheihing in 1949 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheihing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheihing 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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