Scheller Family History

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Scheller Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a noisy person or one with a loud voice, from an inflected form of Middle High German schel ‘noisy’, ‘loud’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoeller, Schneller, Schaller, Schiller, Schell, Heller, Scheler

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Scheller Family Origin

Where is the Scheller family from?

Scheller Family Occupations

What did your Scheller ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Scheller occupation in the UK was Blacksmith Warder. 25% of Scheller's were Blacksmith Warders. Blacksmith Warder, Confectionary and Retired Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheller. A less common occupation for the Scheller family was Tailor.

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  • Blacksmith Warder

  • Confectionary

  • Retired Tailor

  • Tailor


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

Scheller Historical Records

What Scheller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Scheller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Scheller. For the veterans among your Scheller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheller Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheller lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Scheller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scheller in 1951 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheller ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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