Stitz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Medieval Silesia is the birthplace of the noble Stitz family. The Stitz surname is derived from the German word "stoltz," which means "proud," and as such, it was most likely originally a nickname, which became a hereditary surname.

Early Origins of the Stitz family

The surname Stitz was first found in Silesia, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging province which would later play a role in the national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Stitz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stitz research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1480, 1526, 1562, 1719, 1771, 1816, 1834, and 1848 are included under the topic Early Stitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Stitz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stoltz, Stolz, Stoltze, Stolze, Stolt, Stolte, Stoetzel, Stoltzel, Stolzel, Stolzer and many more.

Early Notables of the Stitz family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Stitz were Thomas Stoltzer (1480-1526), who was a German composer and Kapellmeister to the King of Hungary. Georg Stolz von Gemappe, a calvary officer (Rittmeister) in the...
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Migration of the Stitz family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jost Stoltz, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1725. Henrich Stoltz came in 1734; Henrich Rudolph Stoltze arrived in 1756; Georg Jacob Stoltzel in 1771; Regula Stolz in 1735.



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