Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Scheve Family Origin

Where is the Scheve family from?

Scheve Family Occupations

What did your Scheve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Scheve's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheve family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Chairmaker and Dairy Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheve.

View Census data for Scheve | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Chairmaker

  • Dairy Man

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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

Scheve Historical Records

What Scheve family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scheve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheve census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Scheve

Passenger List

There are 298 immigration records available for the last name Scheve. 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.

View all Scheve immigration records

Draft Card

There are 928 military records available for the last name Scheve. For the veterans among your Scheve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Scheve military records

You've only scratched the surface of Scheve family history.

Scheve Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheve lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scheve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Scheve in 1953 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheve 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.

Famous Scheve Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name