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.
Silesia, the "u" was often replaced by "o"; see also Scholz (including Scholtz). People named Schulz [edit ]
Notable people by this name include:
Albert Schulz (1802–1893), German writer on medieval literature (see " Schulz, Albert". . 1905. New International Encyclopedia ) Axel Schulz, boxer Bernd Schulz, footballer Brad Schulz, American drummer associated with Kansas 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 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 Klaus Schulze, electronic music composer Léo Schulz, singer-songwriter and bodybuilder Markus Schulz, Miami DJ Martin Schulz, German politician Martin Schulz, Interim Consultant Matthew Shultz, musician 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 Friedemann Schulz von Thun (born 1944), German psychologist