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Schellin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Pomerania.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sellin, Schelle, Bellin, Schillig, Schilling, Schelin, Shelley

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Where is the Schellin family from?

You can see how Schellin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schellin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schellin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Schellin families living in Quebec. This was about 63% of all the recorded Schellin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Schellin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schellin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schellin. 29% of Schellin men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Schellin women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schellin were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schellin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 466 immigration records available for the last name Schellin. 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 Cards

There are 542 military records available for the last name Schellin. For the veterans among your Schellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schellin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schellin in 1964 was 65, and 67 in 2004.

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