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Name Schiltz
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
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Meaning & History

German: variant of Schilz and, in North America.

Germanized form of Slovenian Šilc: probably from a derivative of šiliti ‘to point, to sharpen (with an awl)’, applied as an occupational name for someone who used an awl (šilo in Slovene) as a tool.
Added 1/28/2024 by hello_1234