Shults History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Shults 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 Shults family
The surname Shults 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 Shults family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shults 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 Shults History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Shults Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schultz, Schultheis, Schultes, Schultz, Schultze, Schulz, Scholz and many more.
Early Notables of the Shults family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time with the surname Shults 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...
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In the United States, the name Shults is the 7,128th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
Shults migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Shults Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Valentine Shults, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731 
- John Cristian Shults, aged 30, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 
- David Shults, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 
- Jerick Shults, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 
- Melchior Shults, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1735 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Shults (post 1700) +
- Captain Roy G. Shults, U.S. Navy, Chief of Staff to the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1962 and 1963, eponym of the Shults Peninsula, Antarctica
- Isabel C. Shults, American Republican politician, Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930 
- Howard M. Shults, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1952 
- Genrikh Karlovich Shults (1929-1999), Russian seven-time gold medalist judoka
Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html