Stoetzel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Medieval Silesia 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 nickname, which became a hereditary surname.

Early Origins of the Stoetzel family

The surname Stoetzel 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 Stoetzel family

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.

Stoetzel 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 Stoetzel family (pre 1700)

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.


United States Stoetzel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stoetzel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hermannus Stoetzel, who arrived in America in 1764-1798 [1]


  1. ^ 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)


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