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Medieval Silesia is the birthplace of the noble Stults family. The Stults 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 Stults 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 Stults 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 Stults History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stults Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jost Stoltz, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1725. Henrich Stoltz came in 1734; Henrich Rudolph Stoltze arrived in 1756; Georg Jacob Stoltzel in 1771; Regula Stolz in 1735.
The Stults Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stults 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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