Schmehl Family History

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Schmehl Name Meaning

from a Sorbian personal name based on smel ‘bold’. perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, related to Schmel, a kind of fish.

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


Similar surnames: Schmuhl, Schley, Schenk, Schmoll, Schmeer, Schmeck, Schuh, Schmeltz

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Schmehl Family Origin

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Schmehl Family Occupations

What did your Schmehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Schmehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schmehl family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmehl.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Shoemaker

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Schmehl Historical Records

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Schmehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmehl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Schmehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Schmehl in 1953 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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