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Schulz is a common German family name in Northern Germany. It is roughly equivalent to the English family name Constable; the German word Schulz originates from the local official known as Dorf-Schulz(e), a local law enforcement officer like a police officer or magistrate. Other spellings include: Schultz, Schulze, Schultheis, Schultze, Schulte, Schulten, Schulzke, Schultheiß, Schuldt, Šulc, Szulc.

In Silesia, the "u" was often replaced by "o"; see also Scholz (including Scholtz).

People named Schulz[edit]

Notable people by this name include: