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Scholz Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant of Schultz 1.

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

Similar surnames: Scholtz, Scholze, Schulz, Schilz, Scholl, Schulze, Schoof, Schorr

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Where is the Scholz family from?

You can see how Scholz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scholz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Scholz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Scholz families living in Alberta. This was about 55% of all the recorded Scholz's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Scholz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scholz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Scholz. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Scholz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Scholz. 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 Cards

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Scholz. For the veterans among your Scholz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scholz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Scholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Scholz in 1954 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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