Schuetz Family History
Schuetz Name Meaning
German (Schütz): occupational name for an archer, Middle High German schütze (from Middle High German schützen ‘to guard or protect’), or alternatively an occupational name for a watchman, from the same word in its original sense, ‘guard’, i.e. the warden of a piece of common land or a night watchman in a town. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schütze ‘archer’, ‘rifleman’. Compare 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press