Schull History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Schull has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the village of Scholes in the parish of Barwick in the West Riding of Yorkshire. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086 Scholes was the site of three churches and three mills.
Early Origins of the Schull family
The surname Schull was first found in Yorkshire where the name is associated with the village of Scholes in the parish of Barwick which is about nine miles from Leeds, in the West Riding of that county. In 1086 this parish was held by Ilbert de Lacy, and was the site of 3 Churches and 3 mills, today there are still the remains of a bailey, a moat, and a Saxon cross.
Early History of the Schull family
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Schull Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Schull have been found, including Scholes, Scholl, Scholles, Schoall, Schoalles, Scole, Scoles, Scoyles, Scoyle, Scayle, Scayles, Schoales and many more.
Early Notables of the Schull family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schull family to Ireland
Some of the Schull family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 50 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Schull migration to the United States +
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Schull, or a variant listed above:
Schull Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Michael Schull, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 
Schull Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Maria Schull, who landed in North America in 1852 
- Christian, III Schull, who landed in America in 1855 
- Peter Schull, who landed in America in 1855 
Contemporary Notables of the name Schull (post 1700) +
- William Jackson "Jack" Schull (1922-2017), American geneticist and Professor Emeritus of Human Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center
- Belinda Peregrín Schüll (b. 1989), known mononymously as Belinda, is a Spanish-born Mexican singer, songwriter and actress
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)