Schilly Family History

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Schilly Name Meaning

probably a variant of Swiss German Schilli or Schieli, a nickmane for a cross-eyed (sometimes one-eyed) person, Middle High German schiel.

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


Similar surnames: Scholl, Schell, Schiller, Schille, Schield, Schull, Schall, Schild

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Schilly Family Origin

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Schilly Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carver (Piano)

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Carver (Piano) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schilly. A less common occupation for the Schilly family was Cooper. The most common Schilly occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Schilly's were Carpenters.

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Schilly Historical Records

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Schilly Life Expectancy

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