Scheier Family History

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Scheier Name Meaning

German: variant of Scheuer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish shayer ‘barn’ (see Scheuer).

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


Similar surnames: Scheuer, Schnier, Schreier, Scherer, Schneier, Scheiber, Scheer

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Scheier Family Origin

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Scheier Family Occupations

What did your Scheier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scheier. 8% of Scheier men worked as a Proprietor and 13% of Scheier women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scheier were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Bookeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Scheier Historical Records

What Scheier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scheier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheier 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 Scheier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 593 military records available for the last name Scheier. For the veterans among your Scheier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheier Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheier lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scheier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Scheier in 1961 was 51, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheier 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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