Schilz Family History

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Schilz Name Meaning

German: variant of Schiltz.

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

Similar surnames: Schiltz, Schulz, Scholz, Schilt, Schilb, Scholl, Schild, Schuld

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Schilz Family Origin

Where is the Schilz family from?

Schilz Family Occupations

What did your Schilz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schilz family was Shoe Maker. The most common Schilz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schilz's were Farmers. Farmer, Publican and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schilz.

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  • Farmer

  • Publican

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Shoe Maker


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

Schilz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schilz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schilz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schilz

Passenger List

There are 512 immigration records available for the last name Schilz. 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 633 military records available for the last name Schilz. For the veterans among your Schilz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schilz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schilz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schilz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schilz in 1963 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schilz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schilz 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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