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The name Schulz 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.

Schulz Early Origins



The surname Schulz was 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."

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Schulz Spelling Variations


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Schulz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schultz, Schultheis, Schultes, Schultz, Schultze, Schulz, Scholz and many more.

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Schulz Early History


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Schulz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schulz 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 Schulz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schulz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schulz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Schulz were Jerzy Georg Daniel Schultz the Younger (1615-1683), Prussian painter of the Baroque era; Johann Abraham Schultz (1747-1800), a composer and conductor of the orchestra of Prince Heinrich...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schulz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schulz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottlob Schulz, who arrived in America in 1782

Schulz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christine Schulz, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Rosina Schulz, aged 36, arrived in America in 1838
  • Andreas Schulz with his wife Anna Schmidt and three children emigrated to Texas in the 1840s
  • Dorothea Schulz, aged 70, arrived in America in 1843
  • Johann Friedrich Schulz, who arrived in America in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schulz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ottilie Schulz, who landed in New York, NY in 1901
  • Rudolf Schulz, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1901
  • Mathilda Schulz, aged 2, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Adolf Schulz, aged 18, arrived in America in 1901
  • Angert Schulz, aged 16, arrived in America in 1901
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schulz Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Johann Schulz, aged 38, landed in Quebec in 1868
  • David Schulz, who arrived in Manitoba in 1876

Schulz Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Fransciscus Fried Carl Schulz, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert"
  • J. Gottlieb Schulz, aged 42, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schulz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schulz (post 1700)



  • Richard A. Schulz (1917-1998), American professional basketball player
  • Brad Schulz, American rock and roll drummer
  • Peter Schulz (1930-2013), German politician, 1st Mayor of Hamburg (1971-1974)
  • Thorsten Schulz (b. 1984), German footballer
  • Daniel Schulz (b. 1986), German footballer
  • Nico Schulz (b. 1993), German footballer
  • Frank Schulz (b. 1961), German football coach and a former player
  • Emil Schulz (1938-2010), German silver and bronze medalist boxer and five-time amateur champion
  • Jürgen Schulz (b. 1952), retired German footballer
  • Karl Friedrich "Fritz" Wilhelm Schulz (1897-1976), German general serving during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Schulz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    11. ...

    The Schulz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schulz 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.

    This page was last modified on 26 November 2016 at 15:00.

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