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The name Shultz 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.

Shultz Early Origins



The surname Shultz 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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Shultz Spelling Variations


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Shultz Spelling Variations



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

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Shultz Early History


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Shultz Early History



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

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Shultz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shultz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Shultz 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 Shultz 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:

Shultz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Christian Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Ch Otto Shultz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734
  • Christian Otta Shultz, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1734
  • Martin Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • J Henry Shultz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shultz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Shultz, who landed in New York in 1802
  • Rudolph W Shultz, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1843
  • John Shultz, who landed in Maryland in 1845
  • Mr. Shultz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • G Shultz, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shultz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Ferdinand Shultz, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shultz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shultz (post 1700)



  • Solomon Shultz, American politician, Mayor of El Paso, Texas, 1880-81
  • Searles G. Shultz (1897-1975), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1947-54; Member of New York State Senate 44th District, 1955-58
  • Reynolds Shultz, American Republican politician, Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1971-73
  • Osborne Shultz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 20th District, 1954
  • Lori Shultz, American Republican politician, Chair of McPherson County Republican Party, 2011
  • Jackson H. Shultz, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856
  • George Pratt Shultz (b. 1920), American politician, Secretary of Labor, 1969-70; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-74; U.S. Secretary of State, 1982-89
  • Emanuel Shultz (1819-1912), American Republican politician, Member of Ohio State Legislature; Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Montgomery County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1881-83
  • Clark Shultz (b. 2014), American politician, a Republican member of the Kansas Senate
  • Richard H. Shultz Jr. (b. 1947), American scholar of international security studies, Professor International Politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Shultz Historic Events


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Shultz Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Robert David Shultz (b. 1953), Oregon, USA, American Private 1st Class from Veneta, Oregon, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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Suggested Readings for the name Shultz


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Suggested Readings for the name Shultz



  • Matthias Shultz and his Descendants by Carlyle W. Bennett.

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Shultz Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Shultz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shultz 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 8 October 2016 at 12:28.

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