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Scheffel Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from southern dialect Schäffl, diminutive of Schaff ‘tub’, ‘barrel’.

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

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Scheffel Family Origin

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Scheffel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Basket Maker

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Scheffel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Scheffel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheffel family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheffel.

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Scheffel Historical Records

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Scheffel Life Expectancy

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