100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


The Schnitzler surname is derived from the Upper German word "schnitz," and refers to someone who cuts or carves wood. Thus the name was originally occupational before it came to be a family surname.

 More

The surname Schnitzler was first found in Breslau, where there is a record of the name from 1360. The Schnitzler surname may well have emerged independently in several regions, as evidenced by records of Eberhart der Snezzer von Waldshut in Aargau, Switzerland in 1255; Hainr. and Liutoldus fratus dictus Snezzerli who was recorded as citizens of Meersburg (Baden-Württemberg) in 1295; and Bert. dictus Snitzer, from Swabia who was mentioned in records from 1285.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schnitz, Schnitzler, Schnitzer, Schnitzlein, Schnitzspahn, Schnetz, Schnetzer and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schnitzler research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1357, 1373, 1382, 1435, 1599, 1653, and 1802 are included under the topic Early Schnitzler History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schnitzler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schnitzler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Joh Schnitzler, who landed in North America in 1832-1849

 More

  • Michael Schnitzler, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1901
  • John W. Schnitzler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1928
  • Barbara Schnitzler (b. 1953), German actress
  • Conrad Schnitzler (b. 1937), German musician and composer
  • Claude Schnitzler (b. 1949), Alsatian-French organist
  • Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931), Austrian dramatist and novelist


 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Schnitzler Armorial History With Coat of ArmsSchnitzler Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Schnitzler Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageSchnitzler Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Schnitzler Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesSchnitzler Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Schnitzler Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainSchnitzler Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Schnitzler Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugSchnitzler Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Schnitzler Armorial History with FrameSchnitzler Armorial History with Frame
Schnitzler Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsSchnitzler Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  11. ...

The Schnitzler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schnitzler 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 13 December 2015 at 14:30.

Sign Up

  

100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!