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Schein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German schin, German Schein ‘a shining’, ‘brightness’, hence a German nickname for someone with a radiant personality or possibly for someone living in a sunny location, or a Jewish ornamental name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schoen 2, from Yiddish sheyn, central Yiddish shayn.

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


Similar surnames: Scheid, Shein, Schlein, Schwan, Stein, Schwein, Schoen, Scheib, Schei

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Schein Family Origin

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Schein Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Comissinor Mercht.

    6%

In 1880, Laborer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schein. The most common Schein occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Schein's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schein family was Comissinor Mercht..

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Schein Historical Records

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Schein Life Expectancy

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