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Schiltz Family History

Schiltz Name Meaning
German (Palatinate and Mosel region): from a pet form of the personal and saint’s name Ägilius, a variant of Ägidius. The German name developed via the French variant Gilles. JXE.

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

40,476 Historical Documents with Schiltz on Ancestry.com
9,979 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,233 Military Records
933 Immigration Records
7,706 Census and Voter Lists
20,625 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schiltz Families

  • Number of Schiltz families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schiltz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schiltz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schiltz Family Origin

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Schiltz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schiltz

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Schiltz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schiltz census records

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Schiltz Civil War Service Records

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