Sholl Family History

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Sholl Name Meaning

Cornish: of uncertain origin. It may be a topographic name from Cornish is ‘under’ + hall ‘moor’. Americanized spelling of German Scholl.

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

Similar surnames: Soll, Shell, Shull, Shall, Sholly, Tholl, Holl, Schmoll, Shill, Stoll

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Sholl Family Origin

Where is the Sholl family from?

Sholl Family Occupations

What did your Sholl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sholl family was Carman. The most common Sholl occupation in the UK was Lighterman. 7% of Sholl's were Lightermans. Lighterman, Baker Employing 1 Man and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sholl.

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  • Lighterman

  • Baker Employing 1 Man

  • Boot Maker

  • Carman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sholl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sholl Historical Records

What Sholl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sholl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sholl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sholl. For the veterans among your Sholl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sholl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sholl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sholl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholl in 1949 was 25, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sholl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sholl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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