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Schelle Name Meaning

German: variant of Schell. Dutch: habitational name from places called Schelle, in Antwerp and Overijssel. Dutch: from Middle Dutch schelle, schille ‘(small) bell’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a town crier.

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


Similar surnames: Scholl, Selle, Schille, Scheele, Helle, Shell, Scholle, Schulte

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Schelle Family Origin

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Schelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Bootmaker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schelle. The most common Schelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Schelle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schelle family was Bootmaker.

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Schelle Historical Records

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Schelle Life Expectancy

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