Sholty Family History

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Sholty Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Scholte, an occupational name for someone who gave out obligations or duties, Middle Low German schulte, schulthete.

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


Similar surnames: Holt, Holtz, Sholly, Shult, Stolte, Shults, Shultz, Stoltz, Holte

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Sholty Family Origin

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Sholty Family Occupations

What did your Sholty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sholty. 27% of Sholty men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Sholty women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sholty were Janitor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Janitor
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    50%
  • Maid
    50%

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

Sholty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sholty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sholty 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Sholty. 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 217 military records available for the last name Sholty. For the veterans among your Sholty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sholty Life Expectancy

What is the average Sholty lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Sholty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sholty in 1967 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

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