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Sholar Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Shoulder through the intermediate form Shoaler. Americanized form of Slovenian Šolar (see Solar ).

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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Where is the Sholar family from?

You can see how Sholar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sholar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sholar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Sholar families living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sholar's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Sholar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sholar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sholar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sholar. 29% of Sholar men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Sholar women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sholar were Farming and Owner. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Owner
    15%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    34%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Owner
    14%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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