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