Scheiner Family History

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Scheiner Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a radiant face or personality, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schinan ‘to shine or radiate’. German: occupational name for a surveyor, from Middle High German schiner ‘person who issues a document (modern German Schein) or a certificate’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an inflected form of Schein 2.

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

Similar surnames: Scheibner, Schreiner, Scheiber, Seiner, Schweiger, Scheider, Scheller

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Scheiner Family Origin

Where is the Scheiner family from?

Scheiner Family Occupations

What did your Scheiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Scheiner's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheiner. A less common occupation for the Scheiner family was Book Binder.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Bartender

  • Book Binder


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

Scheiner Historical Records

What Scheiner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Scheiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheiner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheiner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scheiner. For the veterans among your Scheiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheiner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Scheiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scheiner in 1954 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheiner 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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