Stotz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Medieval Silesia is the birthplace of the noble Stotz family. The Stotz 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 Stotz family

The surname Stotz 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 Stotz family

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

Stotz 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 Stotz family (pre 1700)

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


United States Stotz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stotz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Regula Stotz, aged 37, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]
  • Hans Jacob Stotz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Hans Peter Stotz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Chr Stotz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Christian Stotz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Stotz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Georg Phil Stotz, who landed in America in 1849 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stotz (post 1700) +

  • Andrew Stotz CFA, American current President of the CFA Society Thailand
  • Kent Stotz (b. 1958), American motorcycle racer
  • Edward Stotz Sr (1868-1948), American architect, father of Charles M. Stotz
  • Charles Morse Stotz (1898-1985), American architect, architectural historian, and preservationist
  • Carl E. Stotz (1910-1992), American founder of Little League Baseball, eponym of the Carl E. Stotz Memorial Little League Bridge
  • Robert A. Stotz, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916; Common Pleas Court Judge in Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1922-29 [2]
  • Max Stotz, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 189 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Eva Stotz (b. 1979), German documentary film maker and director
  • Max Stotz (1912-1943), German Luftwaffe flying ace credited with 189 aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Karl Stotz (1927-2017), Austrian football player and coach from Vienna, coach of the Austrian National Teams


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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