Schellhammer Family History

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Schellhammer Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a quarry, from Middle High German schelhamer ‘sledgehammer’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwemmer, Scheler, Schellhase, Stellmacher, Schellhorn, Schlehuber

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Schellhammer Family Origin

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Schellhammer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher Shop

    17%
  • Car Inspector

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Expressman

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Schellhammer occupation in the USA was Butcher Shop. 17% of Schellhammer's were Butcher Shops. A less common occupation for the Schellhammer family was Expressman. Butcher Shop, Car Inspector and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schellhammer.

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Schellhammer Historical Records

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Schellhammer Life Expectancy

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