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Schultz Family History

Schultz Name Meaning
German: status name for a village headman, from a contracted form of Middle High German schultheize. The term originally denoted a man responsible for collecting dues and paying them to the lord of the manor; it is a compound of sculd(a) ‘debt’, ‘due’ + a derivative of heiz(z)an ‘to command’. The surname is also established in Scandinavia.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schulze (see 1 above). The reason for adoption are uncertain, but may perhaps have referred to a rabbi, seen as the head of a Jewish community, or to a trustee of a synagogue.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Schultz Families

  • Number of Schultz families
     1,055 - 2,107
     352 - 1,054
     1 - 351
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schultz families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schultz families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schultz Family Origin

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Schultz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schultz

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Schultz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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