Shultz Family History

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Shultz Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schultz, or a variant spelling of the Jewish name.

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

Similar surnames: Shults, Shurtz, Shuler, Shatz, Shoultz, Schulz, Shult, Schultz, Shutt

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Shultz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Shultz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Shultz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Shultz Family Origin

Where is the Shultz family from?

Shultz Family Occupations

What did your Shultz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shultz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shultz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shultz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shultz.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Shultz Historical Records

What Shultz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 135,000 census records available for the last name Shultz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shultz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Shultz. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Shultz. For the veterans among your Shultz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shultz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shultz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Shultz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shultz in 1946 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shultz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shultz 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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