Schneid Family History

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Schneid Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German sneite ‘boundary path in a forest’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Schneide ‘blade’.

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

Similar surnames: Scheid, Schnee, Scheidt, Schlein, Schnepf, Schneider, Schwed, Schleif

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Schneid Family Origin

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Schneid Family Occupations

What did your Schneid ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneid. A less common occupation for the Schneid family was Keeping House. The most common Schneid occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schneid's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Housekeeper

  • Keeping House


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

Schneid Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schneid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schneid 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schneid. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schneid. For the veterans among your Schneid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schneid Life Expectancy

What is the average Schneid lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schneid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schneid in 1953 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schneid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schneid 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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