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Shatz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schatz, or Americanized spelling of this as a German name.

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


Similar surnames: Schatz, Shantz, Shaw, Ratz, Statz, Shutt, Satz, Shane, Piatz, Sharf

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Where is the Shatz family from?

You can see how Shatz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shatz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shatz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Shatz families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Shatz's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Shatz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shatz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Operator was the top reported job for people in the CA named Shatz. 50% of Shatz men worked as an Operator.

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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

  • Operator
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shatz 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 982 immigration records available for the last name Shatz. 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 564 military records available for the last name Shatz. For the veterans among your Shatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shatz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Shatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shatz in 1960 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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