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Semmel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a baker of white bread rolls (see Semler). The German surname may also be a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in fine wheat flour.

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


Similar surnames: Semler, Sommer, Kimmel, Segel, Stempel, Seidel, Ermel, Summer, Simmer

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Semmel Family Origin

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Semmel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • R.R. Laborer

    8%
  • Tanner

    8%

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In 1880, farmer, Carpenter and R.R. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semmel. A less common occupation for the Semmel family was Tanner. The most common Semmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Semmel's were Farmers.

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Semmel Historical Records

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Semmel Life Expectancy

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