Schellinger Family History

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Schellinger Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Schillinger.

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

Similar surnames: Schellenger, Sellinger, Schillinger, Schelling, Schuller

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Schellinger Family Origin

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Schellinger Family Occupations

What did your Schellinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schellinger. The most common Schellinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Schellinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schellinger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Architect

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schellinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schellinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schellinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schellinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 505 immigration records available for the last name Schellinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 610 military records available for the last name Schellinger. For the veterans among your Schellinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schellinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schellinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schellinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schellinger in 1947 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schellinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schellinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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