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The name Scholz 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.

Scholz Early Origins



The surname Scholz 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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Scholz Spelling Variations


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Scholz Spelling Variations



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

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Scholz Early History


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Scholz Early History



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

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Scholz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scholz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Scholz 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 Scholz 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:

Scholz Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Simon Scholz, who arrived in America in 1642

Scholz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elisabeth Scholz, aged 43, arrived in America in 1839
  • George Scholz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • A A Scholz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Frederick Scholz, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855
  • Hermann Scholz, who landed in Wisconsin in 1867
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scholz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scholz (post 1700)



  • Kevin Carl Scholz (b. 1955), American architect, entrepreneur, professor and artist
  • Jodie Scholz, American television soap opera script writer and editor
  • Rudolph John Scholz (1896-1981), American rugby union player
  • Eugene Milton Scholz (1917-2005), American professional basketball player
  • Jackson Volney Scholz (1897-1986), American track and field athlete
  • Carter Scholz (b. 1953), speculative American fiction author and composer of music
  • Donald Thomas "Tom" Scholz (b. 1947), American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, inventor, and mechanical engineer
  • Frederick J. Scholz (b. 1911), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State Senate from Camden County, 1964-68
  • Charles W. Scholz, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980
  • Marita Scholz (b. 1977), German rower
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    11. ...

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