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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsSchütz, Schuetz

Meaning & History

Occupational surname for an archer or a watchman (from Middle High German schützen "to guard or protect"). Also a habitational name from Schutz, a place near Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Added 10/22/2014 by anonymous
Edited 2/13/2020 by Mike C and Beautiful Victory