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Scholten Name Meaning

Dutch: from the genitive form of the Middle Dutch status name scholte, schulte ‘village headman’.

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


Similar surnames: Scholtes, Schulte, Holten, Scholer, Schoen, Schilder, Schultes

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Scholten Family Origin

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Scholten Family Occupations

What did your Scholten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholten. The most common Scholten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Scholten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scholten family was Farmer (Fruit).

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farmer (Fruit)

    4%

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

Scholten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scholten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholten 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 Scholten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Scholten. For the veterans among your Scholten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholten Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholten lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scholten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Scholten in 1953 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholten 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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