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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Scheel

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Alt. Meaning

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Scheel

Walter Scheel is a Vice-Chancellor of West Germany, Foreign Minister of West Germany, President of Germany, Vice-Chancellor of Germany, and Minister for Foreign Affairs (Germany). His career lasted from 1974 to 1979. Walter was born on July 8th, 1919 in Solingen.


She holds the title Miss Guatemala Earth 2007 and Miss Guatemala International 2010. Jessica was born Jessica Scheel on January 13th, 1990 in Guatemala.


Emil Scheel is an athlete for the Silkeborg IF, Lyngby Boldklub, and Aarhus Gymnastikforening. Emil was born on March 18th, 1990 in Copenhagen - Hellerup, Denmark.


Karl was born on March 10th, 1866. He died on November 8th, 1936.


Günther was born on November 23rd, 1921 in Dannenberg (Elbe). He breathed his last breath on July 16th, 1943.


Arnd Scheel is a in the field of mathematics. Arnd was born in Wissen.


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Popularity of Scheel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Scheel U.S.
  White 95.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Scheel

People with the last name Scheel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Scheel

  • How Popular is the name Scheel? As a last name Scheel was the 9,289th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Scheel? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Scheel was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Scheel: Your name in reverse order is Leehcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Escehl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Scheel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,504 people with the last name Scheel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Scheel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Scheel as their last name.

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