Sholly Family History

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Sholly Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scholle.

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


Similar surnames: Sholley, Sholty, Sholl, Shull, Shell, Stolley, Shall, Shill, Shelly

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Sholly Family Origin

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Sholly Family Occupations

What did your Sholly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sholly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sholly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sholly family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sholly.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Sholly Historical Records

What Sholly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sholly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sholly

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sholly. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sholly. For the veterans among your Sholly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sholly Life Expectancy

What is the average Sholly lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sholly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sholly in 1952 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sholly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sholly 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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