Sholty Family History

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Sholty Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Scholte, an occupational name for someone who gave out obligations or duties, Middle Low German schulte, schulthete.

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


Similar surnames: Holt, Holtz, Sholly, Shult, Stolte, Shults, Shultz, Stoltz, Holte

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Sholty Family Origin

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Sholty Family Occupations

What did your Sholty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sholty. A less common occupation for the Sholty family was Druggist. The most common Sholty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Sholty's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    7%
  • Druggist

    7%

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

Sholty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sholty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sholty. 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 Sholty. For the veterans among your Sholty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sholty Life Expectancy

What is the average Sholty lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Sholty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholty in 1967 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sholty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sholty 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.

Famous Sholty Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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