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Shult Family History

Shult Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German and Dutch Schulte.

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

Similar surnames: Schult, Shutt, Shultz, Shull, Shults, Shilt, Sholty, Shelp, Schulte

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Where is the Shult family from?

You can see how Shult families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shult family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shult families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Shult families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Shult's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Shult families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shult surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shult ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shult. 27% of Shult men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shult. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shult 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Shult. 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 411 military records available for the last name Shult. For the veterans among your Shult ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shult lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shult life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shult in 1964 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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