Shildt Family History

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Shildt Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Shildt Family Origin

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Shildt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shildt. The most common Shildt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shildt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shildt family was Keeping House.

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Shildt Historical Records

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Shildt Life Expectancy

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