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Scheel Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German schele, Dutch sche(e)le ‘squinting’, ‘with a squint’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheer, Schell, Scholl, Schleef, Scheele, Schaal, Scher, Schepp

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Scheel Family Origin

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Scheel Family Occupations

What did your Scheel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Miner

    4%

In 1880, the most common Scheel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Scheel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheel family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheel.

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Scheel Historical Records

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Scheel Life Expectancy

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