is the birthplace of the noble Stolzer family. The Stolzer 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 Stolzer family
The surname Stolzer 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 Stolzer family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stolzer 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 Stolzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Stolzer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stoltz, Stolz, Stoltze, Stolze, Stolt, Stolte, Stoetzel, Stoltzel, Stolzel, Stolzer and many more.
Early Notables of the Stolzer family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Stolzer 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 Stolzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Stolzer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Stolzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henriette Stolzer, who settled in Texas in 1845