The surname Woltars 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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.
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of this family name include: Wolters, Wolter, Woltters, Woolters, Wollters, Wolterz, Woltter, Wollterz, Walters, Walter, van Wolters, Woltars and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Wolter, who settled in England
or America in 1709; Abel Walters, who came to America in 1766; Christian Wolters, who arrived in America in 1780; Andreas Wolters, who settled in America in 1780.