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Schell Name Meaning

German: nickname for a loud or obstreperous person, from Middle High German schel ‘noisy’, ‘loud’.

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


Similar surnames: Schnell, Schelb, Scholl, Schall, Scheller, Schull, Scheel, Scheu

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Schell Family Origin

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Schell Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Pianoforte Maker

    25%
  • Portrait Painter

    25%

In 1881, the most common Schell occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 25% of Schell's were Bricklayers Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schell family was Portrait Painter. Bricklayers Laborer, Merchant and Pianoforte Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schell.

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Schell Historical Records

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Schell Life Expectancy

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