Schelling Family History

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Schelling Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schilling. Dutch: nickname from scellinc ‘shilling’, perhaps for someone who owed a shilling in feudal dues. Swiss German: nickname for a farmer known for his stud horse, from Middle High German schel ‘stallion’.

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


Similar surnames: Schilling, Shilling, Helling, Scherling, Sterling, Scheller

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Schelling Family Origin

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Schelling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schelling. A less common occupation for the Schelling family was Keeping House. The most common Schelling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schelling's were Farmers.

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Schelling Historical Records

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Schelling Life Expectancy

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