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Shultz Family History

Shultz Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schultz, or a variant spelling of the Jewish name.

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

Similar surnames: Shults, Shurtz, Shuler, Shatz, Shoultz, Schulz, Shult, Schultz, Shutt

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Where is the Shultz family from?

You can see how Shultz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shultz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shultz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 96 Shultz families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Shultz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shultz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shultz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shultz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Shultz. 57% of Shultz men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Shultz women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shultz were Student and Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 135,000 census records available for the last name Shultz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shultz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Shultz. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Shultz. For the veterans among your Shultz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shultz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Shultz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shultz in 1946 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

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