Show ContentsSchueler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Schueler family

The surname Schueler was first found in southern Germany, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Chronicles first mention Dietschi Schuoler of Basel in 1270, and Johann Schuller in 1393. They would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Schueler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schueler research. Another 184 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1657, 1683, 1713, 1719, 1720, 1724, 1734, 1782, 1784, 1804 and 1833 are included under the topic Early Schueler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schueler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuler, Schueler, Schueller, Schoeler (Westphalia), Scholer (Westphalia), Schuyler and many more.

Early Notables of the Schueler family

Notables of the time with the surname Schueler were Peter Schuller, a prominent and royal judge of the city of Znaym in Bohemia, who was ennobled in 1713 and awarded the...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schueler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schueler Ranking

In the United States, the name Schueler is the 11,958th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Schueler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schueler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henrich Schueler, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [2]
Schueler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Augutus Schueler, aged 30, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1845 aboard the ship "Herschel"
  • Mrs. Elis. Schueler, aged 50, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1845 aboard the ship "Herschel", she died in 1849
  • Miss Cath. Schueler, aged 50, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1845 aboard the ship "Herschel"
  • Miss Cristina Schueler, aged 21, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1845 aboard the ship "Herschel"
  • Mr. Kaspar Schueler, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Andacia"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schueler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ernst Schueler, aged 31, who landed in America from Poessneck, Germany, in 1908
  • Frieda Schueler, aged 31, who settled in America from Lichtenberg, Germany, in 1923
  • Bertha Schueler, aged 58, who landed in America from Braunschweig, Germany, in 1923
  • Emo Schueler, aged 22, who landed in America from Falkenstein, Germany, in 1923
  • Ernst Schueler, aged 39, who immigrated to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, in 1924
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Schueler (post 1700) +

  • Ronald Richard "Ron" Schueler (b. 1948), retired American Major League pitcher, pitching coach and general manager of the Chicago White Sox
  • Carey Schueler (b. 1974), American daughter of former Chicago White Sox General Manager Ron Schueler, the first woman ever drafted by a Major League Baseball team
  • Carl Francis Schueler (b. 1956), American retired male race walker from Newburyport, Massachusetts, four time Olympian and the first American to walk the 50k under 4 hours
  • Jon Schueler (1916-1992), American painter known for his large-scale, abstract compositions which evoke nature
  • Jacob Schueler (d. 1918), German-born, American co-founder with Adolph Coors of Golden Brewery, later known as Coors Brewery
  • Betty Jane Schueler Ph.D. (b. 1944), American author, computer consultant and a free-lance writer
  • Herbert Schueler (b. 1914), noted educator in New York
  • Henk Schueler (1923-2016), Dutch speed skater who represented the Netherlands at the European Speed Skating Championships in 1953 and 1954


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. 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)


Houseofnames.com on Facebook