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SCHULZ - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname SCHULZ

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Definition: 1) A German occupational name for the man in charge of a village (magistrate, sheriff, overseer) originally derived from the Middle High German word "schulteize" meaning the person in charge of collecting payments on behalf of the lord of the manor. 2) The Jewish origin of the SCHULTZ / SCHULZ name is uncertain, possibly given to, or by, a rabbi.

Surname Origin: German, Jewish

Alternate Surname Spellings: SCHULTZ, SCHULTZE, SCHOLZ, SCHOLTZ, SCHULTS, SHULTS, SCHULZE, SCHULTHEIß, SCHULTHEIS

More Resources for the Surname SCHULZ :

Surname Finder - SCHULZ Genealogy & Family Resources
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SCHULZ Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Schulz surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

SCHULZ Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of SCHULZ ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - SCHULZ Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the SCHULZ surname.

German Genealogy
Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - SCHULZ Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname SCHULZ, and sign up for free notification when new Schulz queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - SCHULZ Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name SCHULZ.

MyCinnamonToast.com - SCHULZ Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the SCHULZ surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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