Stoltzfus Family History
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Stoltzfus Name Meaning
Altered form of German Stolzfuss, from Middle Low German Stoltefoth, a nickname composed of the elements stolt ‘proud’ + vot ‘foot’, denoting someone of haughty gait; alternatively, from Middle High German stolzen ‘to limp’ + fuos ‘leg’, a nickname for someone who walked with a limp.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press