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Sholty Family History

Sholty Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Scholte, an occupational name for someone who gave out obligations or duties, Middle Low German schulte, schulthete.

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

Similar surnames: Holt, Holtz, Sholly, Shult, Stolte, Shults, Shultz, Stoltz, Holte

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Where is the Sholty family from?

You can see how Sholty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sholty family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sholty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Sholty family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Sholty's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sholty families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sholty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sholty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sholty. 27% of Sholty men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Sholty women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sholty were Janitor and Maid. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sholty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholty 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Sholty. 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 217 military records available for the last name Sholty. For the veterans among your Sholty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sholty lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Sholty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholty in 1967 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

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