Scammell Family History

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Scammell Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a meat or fish market, from Old English scamol ‘bench (on which meat was laid out for sale)’. possibly from an unattested Middle English personal name, Skammel, a diminutive of an Old Norse byname from skammr ‘short’.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Carnell, Cartmell, Rammel, Sandell, Scaramella, Schimmel

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Scammell Family Origin

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Scammell Family Occupations

What did your Scammell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scammell family was Keeping House. The most common Scammell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Scammell's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Publisher and Cutter In Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scammell.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Book Publisher

    6%
  • Cutter In Shop

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Scammell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Scammell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scammell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scammell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scammell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Scammell. For the veterans among your Scammell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scammell Life Expectancy

What is the average Scammell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scammell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Scammell in 1961 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scammell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scammell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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