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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.

Schultz Early Origins



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 medaieval name "Schultheis" which meant "town-mayor."

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Schultz Spelling Variations


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Schultz Spelling Variations



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

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Schultz Early History


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Schultz Early History



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

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Schultz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schultz Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schultz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Elizabeth Schultz, who came to New York City in 1710
  • Andreas Schultz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Michael Schultz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Johann Adam Schultz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Hendrich Schultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • ... (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
  • Fried Augt Schultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1800
  • Gottf Friedch Conrad Schultz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Job Christ Schultz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Juliana Schultz, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • ... (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
  • Carl Schultz, who arrived in Arkansas in 1904
  • Charles Schultz, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906
  • Henry Schultz, who arrived in Alabama in 1920

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

Schultz Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Schultz arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "South Australian" in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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
  • Moses Schultz arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Buckinghamshire 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • Friedrich Schultz, aged 58, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Victoria"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schultz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schultz (post 1700)



  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz (b. 1966), American Democrat politician, Aide to U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch, 1989-92; Member of Florida State House of Representatives 97th District, 1993-2000
  • 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
  • A. C. Schultz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940
  • A. T. Schultz, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912
  • Abraham Schultz, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Orange County, 1806-07, 1821-22, 1826
  • Al J. Schultz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1954
  • ... (Another 61 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Schultz Historic Events


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Schultz Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Keith Mitchell Schultz (b. 1966), American Private 1st Class from Schofield, Wisconsin, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Raymond Arthur Schultz (1916-1941), Australian Stoker from Ashbury, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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

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Suggested Readings for the name Schultz


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Suggested Readings for the name Schultz



  • 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.

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Schultz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm

Other References

  1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  11. ...

The Schultz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schultz 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.

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