Stoltz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Medieval Silesia 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.

Early Origins of the Stoltz family

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.

Early History of the Stoltz family

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

Stoltz 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 Stoltz family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Stoltz 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 Stoltz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Stoltz migration to the United States +

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, who settled in Philadelphia in 1734
Stoltz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Amalie Stoltz, aged 22, who immigrated 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 immigrated to the United States from Bakangzaw, Hungary, in 1911
  • Edward Stoltz, aged 34, who immigrated 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Stoltz (post 1700) +

  • 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 [1]
  • Oscar W. Stoltz, American politician, Mayor of Ottumwa, Iowa, 1954, 1960 [1]
  • Donald Stoltz, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988 [1]
  • Clyde Stoltz, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940 [1]
  • 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 [1]
  • Frank Roland "Rolle" Stoltz (1931-2001), Swedish ice hockey defenceman
  • Conrad Stoltz (b. 1973), South African triathlete
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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