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Scheel Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German schele, Dutch sche(e)le ‘squinting’, ‘with a squint’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheer, Schell, Scholl, Schleef, Scheele, Schaal, Scher, Schepp

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Scheel Family Origin

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Scheel Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Scheel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Refreshment House Keeper

    50%
  • Seaman & Rigger

    50%

In 1881, the most common Scheel occupation in the UK was Refreshment House Keeper. 50% of Scheel's were Refreshment House Keepers. Refreshment House Keeper and Seaman & Rigger were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scheel.

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Scheel Historical Records

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Scheel Life Expectancy

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