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The distinguished surname Scheve is German in origin. It is derived from the Middle High German term "schaffaere," which referred to the manager or steward of a household.

Scheve Early Origins



The surname Scheve was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Scheve Spelling Variations


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Scheve Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaeffers, Schaefer, Scheaffer, Schaefers, Schaffer, Schafer, Shaeffer, Schefer, Shaefer and many more.

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Scheve Early History


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Scheve Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scheve research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1813, 1787, 1425, 1503, 1451, 1624 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Scheve History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scheve Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scheve Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Scheve were Peter Schöffer (c.1425-c.1503), an early German printer, and worked as a manuscript copyist in 1451; Angelus Silesius or Johann Angelus...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scheve Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scheve Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Julius Scheve, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1845
  • Angela Scheve, aged 40, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Anna Scheve, aged 14, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Elisabetha Scheve, aged 2, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Friederika Scheve, aged 4, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scheve (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scheve (post 1700)



  • Ben J. Scheve, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Franklin County, 1944

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Scheve Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    11. ...

    The Scheve Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scheve Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 February 2016 at 08:56.

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