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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.

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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."

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


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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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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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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
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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
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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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  • 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
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. 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).
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    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.

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