Scheidt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Scheidt family

The surname Scheidt was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Scheidt became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

Early History of the Scheidt family

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Scheidt Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Scheidt, Scheidtt, Scheidtz, Schheidt, Scheiddt, Scheidte, Scheidtes, Scheidtte, Scheiddte, Schidt and many more.

Early Notables of the Scheidt family (pre 1700)

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Scheidt Ranking

In the United States, the name Scheidt is the 16,367th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Scheidt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scheidt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Conrad Scheidt, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [2]
  • Georg Scheidt, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [2]
  • Georg Henry Scheidt, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [2]
  • Christian Scheidt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [2]
  • Johan Christian Scheidt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763 [2]
Scheidt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johannes, Scheidt Jr., who arrived in America in 1833 [2]
  • A. M. Scheidt, who arrived in New Orleans in 1850
  • Georg Jak Scheidt, who arrived in America in 1861 [2]
  • Miss Scheidt, who landed in Minnesota in 1874 [2]
  • Richard Scheidt, who landed in Arkansas in 1887 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Scheidt (post 1700) +

  • Edward M. Scheidt (b. 1939), American cryptographer, ex-Chairman of the CIA Cryptographic Center
  • Virgil Scheidt, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1996, 2000 [3]
  • Rudi Scheidt Jr., American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008 [3]
  • A. Scheidt, American politician, Mayor of Joliet, Illinois, 1874-75 [3]
  • Rafael Scheidt (b. 1976), Brazilian footballer
  • Robert Scheidt (b. 1973), Brazilian sailor
  • Daniel Scheidt (b. 1956), Canadian electroacoustic composer


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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