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Sheetz Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schütz (see Schuetz ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sheets, Scheetz, Sheats, Sheek, Shortz, Shurtz, Shultz, Shantz, Deetz

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Where is the Sheetz family from?

You can see how Sheetz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sheetz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sheetz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 40 Sheetz families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 74% of all the recorded Sheetz's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sheetz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sheetz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sheetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sheetz. 22% of Sheetz men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Sheetz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sheetz were Clerk and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sheetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheetz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 591 immigration records available for the last name Sheetz. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sheetz. For the veterans among your Sheetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sheetz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sheetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sheetz in 1950 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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