Shanholtzer Family History

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Shanholtzer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schönhol(t)zer, a variant of Schönholtz (see Shanholtz).

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


Similar surnames: Shanholtz, Shindler, Saltzer, Shinholster, Shantz, Sultzer, Shaner

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Shanholtzer Family Origin

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Shanholtzer Family Occupations

What did your Shanholtzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shanholtzer. 15% of Shanholtzer men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Shanholtzer women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shanholtzer were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Ranch Work
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Asst Telephone Operator
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Shanholtzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shanholtzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shanholtzer 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Shanholtzer. 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 364 military records available for the last name Shanholtzer. For the veterans among your Shanholtzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shanholtzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shanholtzer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Shanholtzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shanholtzer in 1946 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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