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Schilling Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German schillinc, Middle Low German schillink, German Schilling ‘shilling’. The German surname may have referred originally to a rent or fee owed, or have some other anecdotal origin, now irrecoverable. The Jewish surname is mainly ornamental. German: habitational name from Schilling in Bavaria or from places called Schillingen in the Rhineland and East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Schelling, Shilling, Schillinger, Helling, Schlein, Schillig

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Schilling Family Origin

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Schilling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Loco Engineer

    14%
  • Miller

    14%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Loco Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schilling. The most common Schilling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Schilling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schilling family was Miller.

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