Sholar Family History

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Sholar Name Meaning

Anglicized spelling of Slovenian Šolar, status name for an educated person or a teacher, someone in charge of a school, from an agent derivative of šola ‘school’.

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

Similar surnames: Smolar, Solar, Scholar, Scholer, Smola, Kolar, Soler, Tolar, Sholty

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Sholar Family Origin

Where is the Sholar family from?

Sholar Family Occupations

What did your Sholar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sholar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sholar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sholar family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sholar.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Sholar Historical Records

What Sholar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sholar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholar 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Sholar. 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 951 military records available for the last name Sholar. For the veterans among your Sholar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sholar Life Expectancy

What is the average Sholar lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sholar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sholar in 1948 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sholar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sholar 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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