is the birthplace of the noble Stoetzel family. The Stoetzel surname is derived from the German word "stoltz," which means "proud," and as such, it was most likely originally a
, which became a hereditary surname.
, 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
social and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stoetzel 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 Stoetzel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Stoltz, Stolz, Stoltze, Stolze, Stolt, Stolte, Stoetzel, Stoltzel, Stolzel, Stolzer and many more.
Notables of the period with the surname Stoetzel 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... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stoetzel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.