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Multiple Origins for the Surname Schott



The distinguished German surname Schott is of three distinct origins. Firstly, the name Schott is derived from the German "Schott," meaning "Scotsman." In this instance, the name would have been originally borne by one of the many Scottish immigrants to Germany during the Middle Ages. The name Schott may also be derived from the Low German word "Schott," meaning "a floodgate or drain," and would therefore have been initially borne by someone living near a floodgate. Finally, the name may be derived from "Schotte," the name of a town located in Giessen; in this instance, the initial bearer would have been a resident of this town.

Schott Early Origins



The surname Schott was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Schott Spelling Variations


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Schott Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: von Schott, Schott, Schotte, Schött, Schötte and many more.

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Schott Early History


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Schott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schott research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1570, 1696, 1682, 1693, 1812, 1822, 1427, 1504, 1608 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Schott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schott 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:

Schott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Schott, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johann Nickel Schott, who arrived in America in 1739
  • Ludwig Schott, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Captain John Paul Schott ( c. 1744-1829), who arrived in American before 1776, and fought in the Revolutionary War
  • Freideric Schott, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Schott, who landed in America in 1832
  • Kilian Schott, who landed in America in 1834
  • Wilhelm, I Schott, who landed in America in 1834
  • Wilhelm Schott, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850
  • Emil Schott, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schott Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alberta Schott, aged 16, landed in New York, NY in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schott (post 1700)



  • William Walter Schott (b. 1894), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Frankfort, 1922-23; Palermo, 1923-24, 1924-25; Gibraltar, 1924; Naples, 1925-27; U.S. Consul in Naples, 1927-28
  • Tobias Schott, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912
  • Peter Schott, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972, 1996
  • Kirk Schott, American Republican politician, Chair of Ontonagon County Republican Party, 2007
  • George P. Schott, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912
  • Marge Schott, American long-standing owner of the Cincinnati Red professional baseball team
  • Bernhard Schott (1748-1809), founder of Schott Musis in 1770, one of the oldest German music publishers
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (1794-1865), German botanist
  • Ben Schott (b. 1974), British writer and author of the "Schott's Original Miscellany"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Schott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schott 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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