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Schell Name Meaning

German: nickname for a loud or obstreperous person, from Middle High German schel ‘noisy’, ‘loud’.

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


Similar surnames: Schnell, Schelb, Scholl, Schall, Scheller, Schull, Scheel, Scheu

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Schell Family Origin

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Schell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schell. The most common Schell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Schell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schell family was Carpenter.

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Schell Historical Records

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Schell Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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