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Shoots Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Schutz.

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

Similar surnames: Stoots, Shilts, Storts, Sheats, Shults, Sheets, Coots, Holts, Smoots

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Where is the Shoots family from?

You can see how Shoots families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shoots family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shoots families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 22 Shoots families living in Ontario. This was about 73% of all the recorded Shoots's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shoots families in 1911.
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What did your Shoots ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Trapper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Shoots. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Trapper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 57 immigration records available for the last name Shoots. 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 Shoots. For the veterans among your Shoots ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shoots lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Shoots life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Shoots in 1960 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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