Shankel Family History

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Shankel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German, Dutch, and Jewish Schenkel.

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


Similar surnames: Shane, Schenkel, Shaner, Shadel, Stansel, Schinkel, Shake, Shamel

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Shankel Family Origin

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Shankel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Jobing

    9%
  • Works In Stave Mill

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Jobing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shankel. The most common Shankel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Shankel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shankel family was Works In Stave Mill.

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Shankel Historical Records

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Shankel Life Expectancy

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