Scammell Family History

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Scammell Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a meat or fish market, from Old English scamol ‘bench (on which meat was laid out for sale)’. possibly from an unattested Middle English personal name, Skammel, a diminutive of an Old Norse byname from skammr ‘short’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Castell, Carnell, Cartmell, Rammel, Sandell, Scaramella, Schimmel

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Scammell Family Origin

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Scammell Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Gardener

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Scammell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Scammell's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Scammell family was Blacksmith. Labourer, Gardener and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scammell.

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Scammell Historical Records

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Scammell Life Expectancy

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