Schildt Family History

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Schildt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schild.

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

Similar surnames: Schild, Schilt, Schuldt, Shilt, Schmidt, Schield, Schiek, Schaadt

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Schildt Family Origin

Where is the Schildt family from?

Schildt Family Occupations

What did your Schildt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Freighter and Furniture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schildt. A less common occupation for the Schildt family was Keeping House. The most common Schildt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Schildt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Freighter

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schildt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schildt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schildt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schildt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schildt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schildt. For the veterans among your Schildt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schildt Life Expectancy

What is the average Schildt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schildt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schildt in 1962 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schildt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schildt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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