Appenzeller Family History

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Appenzeller Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Appenzell (city or canton) in northeastern Switzerland. The place name derives ultimately from Latin abbatis cella ‘abbot’s cell’, in reference to the summer residence of the abbots of St. Gallen.

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


Similar surnames: Zeller, Odenweller, Oppenheimer, Dannenfelser, Speller, Peller

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Appenzeller Family Origin

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Appenzeller Family Occupations

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  • Basket Maker

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    7%
  • Clerk In Dry Good Store

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Appenzeller family was Clerk In Dry Good Store. The most common Appenzeller occupation in the USA was Basket Maker. 14% of Appenzeller's were Basket Makers. Basket Maker, Carpenter and Carpenter & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appenzeller.

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Appenzeller Historical Records

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Appenzeller Life Expectancy

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