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Schied Family History

Schied Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living near a border or boundary, Middle High German schide. habitational name from Schied, near Salzburg, Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Schild, Schier, Schwed, Schlee, Schnee, Schley, Shield, Schoen

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Where is the Schied family from?

You can see how Schied families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schied family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schied families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Schied families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Schied's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schied families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schied surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schied ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schied. 18% of Schied men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Schied women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schied were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
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What Schied family records will you find?

Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 327 immigration records available for the last name Schied. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Schied. For the veterans among your Schied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schied lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schied in 1963 was 74, and 58 in 2004.

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