Scholes Family History

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Scholes Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name from northern Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’, ‘shed’ (see Scales), or a habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, as for example Scholes in South Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Scales, Scholer, Scoles, Schooley, Scholtes, Schlee, Schley, Schoen

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Scholes Family Origin

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Scholes Family Occupations

What did your Scholes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scholes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Scholes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scholes family was Grocer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholes.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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

Scholes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Scholes Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scholes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scholes in 1944 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholes 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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