Schey Family History

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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

What did your Schey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Accountant Translator

    100%

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

Schey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schey. For the veterans among your Schey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schey Life Expectancy

What is the average Schey lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schey 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.

Famous Schey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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