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Scheller Family History

Scheller Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a noisy person or one with a loud voice, from an inflected form of Middle High German schel ‘noisy’, ‘loud’.

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

71,428 Historical Documents with Scheller on Ancestry.com
23,227 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,446 Military Records
3,145 Immigration Records
12,914 Census and Voter Lists
25,696 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scheller Families

  • Number of Scheller families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scheller families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Scheller last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Scheller census records

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Scheller Family Origin

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Scheller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scheller

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Scheller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scheller census records

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Scheller Civil War Service Records

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