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Where did the German Shulz family come from? What is the German Shulz family crest and coat of arms? When did the Shulz family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Shulz family history?The name Shulz comes from one of those ancient dukedoms, territories and states that would eventually form a part of present day Germany. At its birth in the Middle Ages, it was used to indicate someone who worked as a town-mayor derived from the medieval name "Schultheis" which has the same meaning.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schultz, Schultheis, Schultes, Schultz, Schultze, Schulz, Scholz and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where branches of this estimable family were elevated to the ranks of the nobility and came to possess great political influence. The name stems from the medaieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shulz research. Another 539 words(38 lines of text) covering the years 1224, 1680, 1661, 1693, 1719, 1615, 1683, 1747, 1800, 1770, 1849, 1808 and 1883 are included under the topic Early Shulz History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 123 words(9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shulz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Esther Susanna Schultheis, who came to America with her five children in 1709. The first bearer of the variation "Schultz" to arrive was Anna Elizabeth Schultz, who came to New York City in 1710. Other Schultz members arrived in Philadelphia after 1725.
The Shulz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shulz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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