The surname Schmutz was first found in Pommerania, where the name Schmutz contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Schmutz family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. The name Schmutz is roughly equivalent to the English name "Small," probably having been given to someone who was short in stature.
Early History of the Schmutz family
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Schmutz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schmeling, Schmelling, Schmelink, Smeling and others.
Early Notables of the Schmutz family (pre 1700)
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^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)