Scholtes Family History

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Scholtes Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: status name from Middle High German schultheize ‘village headman’ (see Schultz).

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

Similar surnames: Scholten, Schulte, Schultheis, Scholer, Schultes, Soltys, Scholes

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Scholtes Family Origin

Where is the Scholtes family from?

Scholtes Family Occupations

What did your Scholtes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scholtes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Scholtes's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholtes. A less common occupation for the Scholtes family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Scholtes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scholtes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholtes 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Scholtes. 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 619 military records available for the last name Scholtes. For the veterans among your Scholtes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholtes Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholtes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Scholtes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Scholtes in 1957 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholtes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholtes 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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