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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:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch