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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Book Publisher

    6%
  • Cutter In Shop

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Scammell Historical Records

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Scammell Life Expectancy

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