Scammell Family History

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Scammell Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a meat or fish market, from Old English scamol ‘bench (on which meat was laid out for sale)’. possibly from an unattested Middle English personal name, Skammel, a diminutive of an Old Norse byname from skammr ‘short’.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Carnell, Cartmell, Rammel, Sandell, Scaramella, Schimmel

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Scammell Family Origin

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Scammell Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • Ship Builder

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Scammell family was Ship Builder. The most common Scammell occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 20% of Scammell's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker, Labourer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scammell.

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Scammell Historical Records

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Scammell Life Expectancy

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