Bodenschatz Family History
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Bodenschatz Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for someone who collected or had to pay Bodenschatz, a levy on produce from his ground (property) or on wine sold in barrels, from Middle High German boden ‘bottom’, ‘ground’ + schatz ‘tax’, ‘rent’, ‘tithe’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bogenschutz, Schatz, Hoeschen, Burdeshaw, Bohnsack, Dechant