Shatz Family History

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Shatz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schatz, or Americanized spelling of this as a German name.

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

Similar surnames: Schatz, Shantz, Shaw, Ratz, Statz, Shutt, Satz, Shane, Piatz, Sharf

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Shatz Family Origin

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Shatz Family Occupations

What did your Shatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shatz. The most common Shatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Shatz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shatz family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Blacksmith


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

Shatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shatz 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 982 immigration records available for the last name Shatz. 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 564 military records available for the last name Shatz. For the veterans among your Shatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shatz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Shatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shatz in 1960 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shatz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shatz 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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