Shilt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schild(t) (see Schild).

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


Similar surnames: Shilts, Shult, Shill, Schilt, Sholty, Sholl, Stile, Shultz, Shirk

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Shilt Family Origin

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Shilt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Engineer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shilt. The most common Shilt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Shilt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shilt family was Engineer.

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Shilt Historical Records

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Shilt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Shilt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shilt in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shilt

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