Schelb Family History

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Schelb Name Meaning

German: nickname for a cross-eyed (or sometimes one-eyed) person, from Middle High German schelw(e) ‘one-eyed’, ‘squinting’.

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


Similar surnames: Schell, Scheib, Scheu, Schnell, Schaub, Schelp, Scholl, Sichel

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Schelb Family Origin

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Schelb Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Segar Maker

    25%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schelb. A less common occupation for the Schelb family was Segar Maker. The most common Schelb occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Schelb's were Carpenters.

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Schelb Historical Records

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Schelb Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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