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

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Schmehl Family Origin

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Schmehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Shoemaker

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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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Schmehl Life Expectancy

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