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Sholtis Family History

Sholtis Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Scholtes (see Schultz). Americanized spelling of Hungarian Soltész (see Soltesz).

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


Similar surnames: Shultis, Soltis, Shults, Shoults, Holts, Scholtes, Sholty, Shilts

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Where is the Sholtis family from?

You can see how Sholtis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sholtis family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Sholtis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Sholtis families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Sholtis's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Sholtis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sholtis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sholtis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sholtis. 40% of Sholtis men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Sholtis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sholtis were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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
    40%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sholtis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholtis 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Sholtis. 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 684 military records available for the last name Sholtis. For the veterans among your Sholtis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sholtis lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sholtis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholtis in 1950 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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