Schellhammer Family History

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Schellhammer Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a quarry, from Middle High German schelhamer ‘sledgehammer’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwemmer, Scheler, Schellhase, Stellmacher, Schellhorn, Schlehuber

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Schellhammer Family Origin

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Schellhammer Family Occupations

What did your Schellhammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schellhammer occupation in the USA was Butcher Shop. 17% of Schellhammer's were Butcher Shops. Butcher Shop, Car Inspector and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schellhammer. A less common occupation for the Schellhammer family was Expressman.

View Census data for Schellhammer | Data not to scale

  • Butcher Shop

    17%
  • Car Inspector

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Expressman

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Schellhammer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schellhammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schellhammer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schellhammer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schellhammer. For the veterans among your Schellhammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schellhammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schellhammer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Schellhammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schellhammer in 1954 was 46, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schellhammer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schellhammer 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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