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Schepis Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the medieval Greek personal name Skepis, a derivative of the vocabulary word skepe ‘cover’, ‘protection’, commemorating the legend of Our Lady of the Protecting Veil (Hagia Skepe), according to which the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Andrew the Fool extending a veil over the cathedral of St. Sophia in Constantinople.

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


Similar surnames: Schepps, Scipio, Schenk, Schurig, Heis, Schepp, Schelin, Schein

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Schepis Family Occupations

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schepis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schepis in 1949 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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