Schein Family History
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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