Shanholtz Family History

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Shanholtz Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schönholtz, a topographic name from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + holz ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Sponholz, Shanholtzer, Holtz, Kienholz, Nabholz, Anhalt, Seasholtz

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Shanholtz Family Origin

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Shanholtz Family Occupations

What did your Shanholtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shanholtz. A less common occupation for the Shanholtz family was Servant. The most common Shanholtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shanholtz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

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

Shanholtz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shanholtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shanholtz 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 28 immigration records available for the last name Shanholtz. 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 520 military records available for the last name Shanholtz. For the veterans among your Shanholtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shanholtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shanholtz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shanholtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shanholtz in 1956 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shanholtz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shanholtz 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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