Schey Name Meaning

South German: variant of Scheu. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Shay(e), a pet form of Yeshaye ‘Isaiah’.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Schor, Schwer, Schur, Scheid, Che, Schley, Scheck, Schut

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Schey Family Origin

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Schey Family Occupations

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  • Accountant Translator

    100%

In 1881, the most common Schey occupation in the UK was Accountant Translator. 100% of Schey's were Accountant Translators.

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Schey Historical Records

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Schey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Schey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schey in 1958 was 67, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schey

Famous Schey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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