Vonschriltz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Vonschriltz surname comes from the Middle High German/Middle Dutch word "schilt," meaning "shield," and it is supposed that the name was originally an occupational name for a maker or painter of shields.

Early Origins of the Vonschriltz family

The surname Vonschriltz was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Vonschriltz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vonschriltz research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1739, 1787, and 1830 are included under the topic Early Vonschriltz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vonschriltz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vonschriltz, van Schriltz, Schriltz, Schiltz, Schilds, Schildts, Schilts, Schrilds, Schrultz and many more.

Early Notables of the Vonschriltz family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Vonschriltz family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Henrich Schiltz, who settled in New York sometime between 1710 and 1714; Hans Hendrk Schilts, who settled in New York in 1711; Johannes Schilts, who came to New York in 1711.

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