Shelman Family History

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Shelman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schellmann, a variant of Schell.

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


Similar surnames: Shellman, Eshelman, Sherman, Shewman, Helman, Shuman, Kelman, Seeman

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Shelman Family Origin

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Shelman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shelman. A less common occupation for the Shelman family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shelman's were Farmers.

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Shelman Historical Records

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Shelman Life Expectancy

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