Schamel Family History

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Schamel Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a shy person, from Middle High German schamel ‘modest’, ‘bashful’.

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

Similar surnames: Schadel, Schabel, Schaul, Schomer, Schimmel, Schnabel, Schmal

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Schamel Family Origin

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Schamel Family Occupations

What did your Schamel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boatman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schamel. The most common Schamel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Schamel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schamel family was Cook.

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  • Farmer

  • Boatman

  • Carpenter

  • Cook


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

Schamel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schamel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schamel 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Schamel. 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 697 military records available for the last name Schamel. For the veterans among your Schamel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schamel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schamel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schamel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schamel in 1961 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schamel 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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