Scheu Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a modest or shy person, from Middle High German schiuhe, schiuwe ‘shyness’ or ‘aversion’.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Schaub, Schei, Schell, Schoen, Schlei, Schemm, Scheib, Schur

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Scheu Family Origin

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Scheu Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Malster

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%

In 1880, the most common Scheu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Scheu's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheu family was Tailor. Farmer, Malster and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheu.

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Scheu Historical Records

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Scheu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Scheu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Scheu in 1946 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheu

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