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Schellhorn Name Meaning

from Middle High German schelle-horn ‘horn’, a nickname for a hunter or a nightwatchman who blew a horn, or perhaps for someone with a penetrating voice like a horn. topographic or habitational name from either of two places, in Schleswig and on Rügen Island, named Schellhorn, the second element of which is Middle High German horn, ‘corner’, ‘nook’.

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


Similar surnames: Schallhorn, Stellhorn, Sagehorn, Shellhorn, Scheller, Schorn

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Schellhorn Family Origin

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Schellhorn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Schellhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schellhorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schellhorn family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpentier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schellhorn.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpentier

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%

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Schellhorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schellhorn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Schellhorn. For the veterans among your Schellhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schellhorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schellhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schellhorn in 1964 was 83, and 64 in 2004.

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