Schemmel Family History

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Schemmel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle High German schemel ‘stool’, which was used as a crutch by invalids.

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


Similar surnames: Schimmel, Schemel, Schamel, Schemm, Schendel, Schlemmer, Schenkel

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Schemmel Family Origin

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Schemmel Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Harness Maker

    13%
  • Beer Peddler

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Harness Maker and Beer Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schemmel. A less common occupation for the Schemmel family was Blacksmith. The most common Schemmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schemmel's were Farmers.

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Schemmel Historical Records

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Schemmel Life Expectancy

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