Stilts Family History

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Stilts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Stiltz.

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

Similar surnames: Shilts, Stitts, Stults, Shirts, Storts, Shilt, Stutts, Sitts, Stoots

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Stilts Family Origin

Where is the Stilts family from?

Stilts Family Occupations

What did your Stilts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stilts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Stilts's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stilts. A less common occupation for the Stilts family was Blksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blksmith


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

Stilts Historical Records

What Stilts family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stilts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stilts 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Stilts. 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 535 military records available for the last name Stilts. For the veterans among your Stilts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stilts Life Expectancy

What is the average Stilts lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stilts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stilts in 1959 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stilts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stilts 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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