Schultz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Schultz 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 Schultz family

The surname Schultz 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 Schultz family

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

Schultz Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Schultz family (pre 1700)

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


United States Schultz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schultz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anna Elizabeth Schultz, who settled in New York City in 1710
  • Andreas Schultz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • Michael Schultz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • Johann Adam Schultz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • Hendrich Schultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schultz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christ Schultz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800 [1]
  • Fried Augt Schultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1800 [1]
  • Gottf Friedch Conrad Schultz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Job Christ Schultz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Juliana Schultz, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schultz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Theodore Schultz, who landed in Mississippi in 1903 [1]
  • Carl Schultz, who arrived in Arkansas in 1904 [1]
  • Charles Schultz, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906 [1]
  • Henry Schultz, who arrived in Alabama in 1920 [1]

Canada Schultz migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schultz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Ferdinand Schultz, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • George Schultz, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Josephus Schultz, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Philipina Schultz, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Sabina Schultz, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
Schultz Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Johann Schultz, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Carl Schultz, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Aaron Schultz, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875

Australia Schultz migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Schultz Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • J. Schultz, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "South Australian" in 1837 [2]
  • Moses Schultz, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [3]
  • Friedrich Schultz, aged 58, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Victoria"

New Zealand Schultz migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Schultz Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. R. Schultz, Australian settler travelling from Sydney aboard the ship "Diana" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 11th July 1840 [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Schultz (post 1700) +

  • George Warren "Barney" Schultz (1926-2015), American Major League Baseball knuckleball pitcher and coach who played from 1955 to 1965
  • David Schultz (b. 1955), American retired professional wrestler
  • David Leslie "Dave" Schultz (1959-1996), American Olympic and world champion freestyle wrestler, nine-time gold medalist
  • Peter G. Schultz (b. 1956), American chemist and co-winner of the 1994/5 Wolf Prize
  • Connie Schultz (b. 1957), American reporter who won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. She was also a 2003 Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz (b. 1966), U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district
  • Howard Schultz (b. 1952), American businessman and entrepreneur
  • Theodore William Schultz (1902-1998), American economist who won the Nobel Prize for Economic Science in 1979
  • Henry Schultz (1893-1938), American economist and statistician
  • William Dwight Schultz (b. 1947), American stage, television and film actor
  • ... (Another 63 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Arrow Air Flight 1285
  • Mr. Keith Mitchell Schultz (b. 1966), American Private 1st Class from Schofield, Wisconsin, USA who died in the crash [5]
HMAS Sydney II
Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)
  • Thomas Britton Schultz (1968-1988), American Student from Ridgefield, Connecticut, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [7]


Suggested Readings for the name Schultz +

  • 183 The House by the Divina: A Russian-Scottish Childhood by Eugenie Fraser, Matthias Schultz and his Descendants by Carlyle W. Bennett, The Walker County Schultz Family History by Eva Regina Swindle.

  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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  4. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  5. ^ American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550
  6. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp
  7. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html


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