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Umscheid Surname Meaning

German: unflattering nickname from Middle High German unbescheiden ‘helpless; inappropriate inconsiderate’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Scheid, Schein, Scheib, Schneid, Scheidt, Hubscher, Schlei, Schemm

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Where is the Umscheid family from?

You can see how Umscheid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Umscheid family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Umscheid families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 24 Umscheid families living in Kansas. This was about 60% of all the recorded Umscheid's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Umscheid families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Umscheid surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Umscheid ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Umscheid. 72% of Umscheid men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Umscheid women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Umscheid were Machinist and Laborer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Umscheid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umscheid 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Umscheid. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 259 military records available for the last name Umscheid. For the veterans among your Umscheid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Umscheid lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Umscheid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Umscheid in 1961 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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