Shamel Family History

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Shamel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schamel.

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


Similar surnames: Shimel, Shadel, Hamel, Schamel, Shader, Shafer, Shane, Shimmel

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Shamel Family Origin

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Shamel Family Occupations

What did your Shamel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shamel. A less common occupation for the Shamel family was Bar Tender. The most common Shamel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shamel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Bar Tender

    4%

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

Shamel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shamel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shamel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shamel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shamel. For the veterans among your Shamel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shamel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shamel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Shamel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shamel in 1961 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shamel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shamel 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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