Schnell Family History

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Schnell Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle High German snell, German schnell ‘quick’.

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


Similar surnames: Schnall, Schell, Schneller, Schneck, Schall, Schnee, Schnepf, Scholl

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Schnell Family Origin

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Schnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Iron Moulder

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%

In 1881, the most common Schnell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Schnell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schnell family was Wagon Maker. Farmer and Iron Moulder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schnell.

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Schnell Historical Records

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Schnell Life Expectancy

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