Schiltz Family History

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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.

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

Similar surnames: Schultz, Schwetz, Scholtz, Schilt, Schutz, Schatz, Schilz, Schild

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Schiltz Family Origin

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Schiltz Family Occupations

What did your Schiltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schiltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schiltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiltz. A less common occupation for the Schiltz family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Schiltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schiltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schiltz 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 Schiltz. 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 Schiltz. For the veterans among your Schiltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schiltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiltz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schiltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schiltz in 1952 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiltz 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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