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The name Schulze 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.

Schulze Early Origins



The surname Schulze 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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Schulze Spelling Variations


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Schulze Spelling Variations



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

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Schulze Early History


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Schulze Early History



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

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Schulze Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schulze Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Schulze 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 Schulze 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:

Schulze Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fr Schulze, who landed in America in 1837
  • Friederike Schulze, who landed in America in 1838
  • Johann Andreas Schulze, aged 50, landed in America in 1839
  • Peter Schulze, aged 42, landed in America in 1839
  • Elis Schulze, who landed in America in 1839
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schulze (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schulze (post 1700)



  • Richard Taylor "Dick" Schulze (b. 1929), American politician, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1975 to 1993)
  • Dick Schulze, American entrepreneur, founder and chairman of Best Buy
  • Richard Schulze (1914-1988), German Waffen-SS officer during World War II, recipient of the Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
  • Klaus Schulze (b. 1947), German electronic musician
  • Gottlob Ernst Schulze (1761-1833), German professor and philosopher
  • Friedrich August Schulze (1770-1849), German novelist
  • Franz Eilhard Schulze (1840-1921), German anatomist and zoologist, best known for his studies in xenophyophores
  • Frank Schulze (b. 1970), German footballer
  • Ernst Conrad Friedrich Schulze (1789-1817), German poet
  • Hans Elias Schulze (1688-1762), German organ builder, first of five generations who built organs
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Schulze Historic Events


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Schulze Historic Events




Hindenburg LZ-129

  • Mr. Max Schulze (1877-1937), German Bar Steward from Frankfurt, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and died in the Airship Fire on May 6, 1937

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schulze Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schulze 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 14 January 2017 at 14:20.

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