Schultes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Schultes 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.

Early Origins of the Schultes family

The surname Schultes 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 medieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."

Early History of the Schultes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schultes research. Another 270 words (19 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 Schultes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schultes Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Schultes family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Schultes 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 Schultes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Schultes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schultes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Schultes, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Philip Schultes, who landed in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Georg Peter Schultes, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
Schultes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Barbara Henseler Schultes, aged 56, who arrived in America in 1868 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Schultes (post 1700) +

  • Richard Evans Schultes (1915-2001), American ethnobotanist and explorer of the Amazon
  • Julius Hermann Schultes (1804-1840), Austrian botanist in Vienna; son of Josef August Schultes
  • Josef August Schultes (1773-1831), Austrian botanist and professor in Vienna, father of Julius Hermann Schultes


  1. ^ 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)


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