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Schellhorn Name Meaning

from Middle High German schelle-horn ‘horn’, a nickname for a hunter or a nightwatchman who blew a horn, or perhaps for someone with a penetrating voice like a horn. topographic or habitational name from either of two places, in Schleswig and on Rügen Island, named Schellhorn, the second element of which is Middle High German horn, ‘corner’, ‘nook’.

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


Similar surnames: Schallhorn, Stellhorn, Sagehorn, Shellhorn, Scheller, Schorn

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Schellhorn Family Origin

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Schellhorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpentier

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpentier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schellhorn. The most common Schellhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schellhorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schellhorn family was Cooper.

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Schellhorn Life Expectancy

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