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is the birthplace of the noble Stoltz family. The Stoltz 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.
The surname Stoltz 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Stoltz, Stolz, Stoltze, Stolze, Stolt, Stolte, Stoetzel, Stoltzel, Stolzel, Stolzer and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stoltz research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1480, 1526, 1562, 1719, 1771, 1816, 1834, and 1848 are included under the topic Early Stoltz History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stoltz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Stoltz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Jost Stoltz, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1725
- Henrich Stoltz came to Philadelphia in 1734
Stoltz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Amalie Stoltz, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1894
Stoltz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Andreas Stoltz, aged 30, who landed in America from Granitz, Hungary, in 1909
- Anna Stoltz, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Bakangzaw, Hungary, in 1911
- Edward Stoltz, aged 34, who emigrated to America from Arlan, Austria, in 1912
- Aruned J. Stoltz, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1919
- Bjarne A. Stoltz, aged 25, who settled in America, in 1919
- Marty Stoltz, American video game Cinematic Director, Game Designer, Filmmaker, and Photographer
- Kelley Stoltz, American singer, songwriter and musician
- Eric Hamilton Stoltz (b. 1961), American actor, director and producer
- W. B. Stoltz, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Phelps County, 1964
- Oscar W. Stoltz, American politician, Mayor of Ottumwa, Iowa, 1954, 1960
- Donald Stoltz, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988
- Clyde Stoltz, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940
- A. C. Stoltz, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate); Chair of Lawrence County Republican Party, 1950
- Frank Roland "Rolle" Stoltz (1931-2001), Swedish ice hockey defenceman
- Conrad Stoltz (b. 1973), South African triathlete
- Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
- Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
- Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
- Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
The Stoltz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stoltz 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.
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