Scholtes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Scholtes 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.

Early Origins of the Scholtes family

The surname Scholtes 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 medieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."

Early History of the Scholtes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scholtes research. Another 270 words (19 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 Scholtes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Scholtes Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Scholtes family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Scholtes 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 Scholtes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Scholtes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scholtes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Scholtes, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Georg Scholtes, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Hans Scholtes, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • J Henry Scholtes, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Johan Henrich Scholtes, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]


  1. ^ 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)


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