Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Schuyler Surname Origin
(Origin Dutch) Van Schuyler, from the place of shelter. Schuiler, a hider; Schuil, a shelter, a hiding-place. Schuler, German, a scholar.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Schuyler Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Schuyler family history than the origin of your surname:
A Schuyler Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738