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Shellman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schellmann, a variant of Schell.

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


Similar surnames: Shelman, Hellman, Sellman, Spellman, Hollman, Bellman, Sherman

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Shellman Family Origin

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Shellman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Shellman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Shellman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shellman. A less common occupation for the Shellman family was Keeping House.

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Shellman Historical Records

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Shellman Life Expectancy

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