Schieve Family History

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Schieve Name Meaning

Possibly a variant or altered form of German Schiewe, a nickname from Middle Low German schef ‘crooked’, ‘slanting’, ‘twisted’ or from Middle Low German scheve denoting the waste from processing flax, i.e. a nickname for a worthless person.

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

Similar surnames: Schieck, Schiele, Schoewe, Schiefen, Schriever, Schiewe, Schiefer

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Schieve Family Origin

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Schieve Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Schieve occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Schieve's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schieve.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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Schieve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schieve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schieve census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 218 immigration records available for the last name Schieve. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 180 military records available for the last name Schieve. For the veterans among your Schieve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schieve Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schieve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schieve in 1955 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schieve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schieve 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.

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