Schappell Family History

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Schappell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Schappel, an occupational name for a maker of headdresses, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schapel ‘headdress’ (from Old French chapel ‘wreath of leaves or flowers’; compare modern French chapeau ‘hat’).

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


Similar surnames: Chappell, Chapel, Schipper, Schopper, Schabel, Schaufele, Schuppe

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Schappell Family Origin

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Schappell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Brick Maker

    33%

In 1880, the most common Schappell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Schappell's were Farmers. Farmer and Brick Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schappell.

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Schappell Historical Records

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Schappell Life Expectancy

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