Shilts Family History

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Shilts Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Schulz, with the transition from u to i peculiar to southern Yiddish. Americanized spelling of German Schiltz.

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


Similar surnames: Shults, Shirts, Stilts, Shilt, Shultz, Salts, Holts, Kilts, Whiles

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Shilts Family Origin

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Shilts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Labor

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shilts. The most common Shilts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Shilts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shilts family was Farm Labor.

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Shilts Historical Records

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Shilts Life Expectancy

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