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Shanholtz Family History

Shanholtz Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Schönholtz, a topographic name from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + holz ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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

12,803 Historical Documents with Shanholtz on Ancestry.com
3,162 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
507 Military Records
21 Immigration Records
1,727 Census and Voter Lists
7,386 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shanholtz Families

  • Number of Shanholtz families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shanholtz families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shanholtz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Shanholtz Family Origin

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Shanholtz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Shanholtz Civil War Service Records

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