Schilt Family History

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Schilt Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Child, Schild, Schiltz, Hilt, Schill, Schildt, Shilt, Schult, Schilb

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Schilt Family Origin

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Schilt Family Occupations

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

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Schilt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schilt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schilt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schilt. 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 Schilt. For the veterans among your Schilt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schilt Life Expectancy

What is the average Schilt lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schilt 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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Famous Schilt Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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