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Schelp Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living near or working with reeds, from Middle Low German schelp ‘reed(s)’ (modern German Schilf).

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


Similar surnames: Schepp, Schlup, Schopp, Schlepp, Scholl, Scheid, Schelb, Schild

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Schelp Family Origin

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Schelp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Clerk

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schelp family was Clerk. The most common Schelp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schelp's were Farmers. Farmer, Wagon Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schelp.

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Schelp Historical Records

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Schelp Life Expectancy

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