History of your Surname
Get access to Sholtz family records.Start a free trial

Sholtz Family History

Sholtz Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Scholz.

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


Similar surnames: Sholty, Shultz, Shoultz, Shortz, Shults, Foltz, Sholly, Shurtz, Sholl

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Sholtz family from?

You can see how Sholtz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sholtz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sholtz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Sholtz families living in Alberta. This was about 67% of all the recorded Sholtz's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Sholtz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sholtz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sholtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Salesman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Sholtz. 100% of Sholtz men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Sholtz women worked as a Salesman. .

View Census Data for Sholtz | Data not to scale

*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

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Salesman
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Sholtz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sholtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholtz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Sholtz

Passenger Lists

There are 331 immigration records available for the last name Sholtz. 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.

View all Sholtz immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 459 military records available for the last name Sholtz. For the veterans among your Sholtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Sholtz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sholtz family history

Discover More

What is the average Sholtz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sholtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sholtz in 1941 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sholtz

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Sholtz family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial