Schilder Family History
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Schilder Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a shield maker or painter, from Middle High German schilt ‘shield’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Schild. Dutch (de Schilder): occupational name for a painter of shields, a decorative painter, or a gilder, Middle Dutch schildere.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schild, Schipper, Schiller, Schuler, Schiffer, Schindler, Schieber