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The name Schult 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.

Schult Early Origins



The surname Schult 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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Schult Spelling Variations


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Schult Spelling Variations



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

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Schult Early History


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Schult Early History



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

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Schult Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schult Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Schult 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 Schult 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:

Schult Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H Schult, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • Johaan Schult, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906
  • John Schult, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Christian Carl Friedrich Schult, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851
  • Christiane Marie Dorothea Schult, who landed in New York, NY in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schult Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Christian Carl Schult, aged 47, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Victoria"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schult (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schult (post 1700)



  • Art Schult (b. 1928), American retired Major League Baseball player
  • Rolf Schult (b. 1927), German voice actor
  • Jürgen Schult (b. 1960), German three-time gold medalist track and field athlete
  • Emil Schult (b. 1946), German painter, poet and musician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    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. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schult Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schult 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 1 April 2016 at 14:51.

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