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Sholl Family History

Sholl Name Meaning

Cornish: unexplained. Americanized form of German Scholl .

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


Similar surnames: Soll, Shell, Shull, Shall, Sholly, Tholl, Holl, Schmoll, Shill, Stoll

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Where is the Sholl family from?

You can see how Sholl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sholl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sholl families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Sholl family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sholl's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Sholl families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sholl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sholl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sholl. 21% of Sholl men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Sholl women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sholl were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    16%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sholl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sholl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sholl. For the veterans among your Sholl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sholl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sholl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholl in 1949 was 25, and 84 in 2004.

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