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, magistrate, bailiff or mayor.
Other German spellings include:
Schultz, Schulze, Schultheis, Schultze, Schulte, Schulten, Schulzke, Schultheiß and Schuldt. Adapted spellings used in other languages include Shultz, Šulc and Szulc.
Silesia, the "u" was often replaced by "o"; see also Scholz (including Scholtz). People named Schulz [edit ] Albert Schulz (1802–1893), German writer on medieval literature Axel Schulz, boxer Bernd Schulz, footballer Brad Schulz, American drummer associated with Kansas (band) and Proto-Kaw Bruno Schulz, Polish Jewish writer Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000), American cartoonist, author of Peanuts Dave Schulz (artist), American keyboardist Erwin Schulz (1900–1981), German Nazi SS general and Holocaust perpetrator Emil Schulz (1938–2010), German boxer Friedemann Schulz von Thun (born 1944), German psychologist Friedrich Schulz (1897–1976), German general Günter Schulz, guitarist Hilde Schulz-Amelang (born 1938), German rower Hugo Paul Friedrich Schulz (1853–1932), German pharmacologist Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (1747–1800), musician and composer Josef Schulz (died 1941), German soldier during WWII Karl-Lothar Schulz (1907–1972), German paratrooper of World War II Kathryn Schulz, American journalist and writer Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University Markus Schulz, Miami DJ Martin Schulz, German politician Matt Schulz, drummer Otto Eugen Schulz, German botanist (abbreviated O. E. Schulz in taxonomy) Patrick Schulz, German professional wrestler Wilhelm Schulz (1805–1877), also known as Guillermo Schulz, German-Spanish mine engineer and geologist People named Shultz [edit ]