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The distinguished surname Hoccz is of German origin. It is derived from the German personal name "Hoccz," which is itself derived from the Middle High German verb "hotzen," meaning "to run fast." It is likely that the surname was originally borne by the son of someone named Hoccz.

Hoccz Early Origins



The surname Hoccz was first found in the Tauber area, where it originally emerged as a personal name during the early 11th century. The earliest known instance of Hoccz as a surname occurred in 1221, when Conrad Huzzo was recorded to be living in Würzburg. The young Hoccz family was instrumental in the formation of Bavarian society in the early Middle Ages.

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Hoccz Spelling Variations


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Hoccz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hotz, Hotze, Hoccz, Huzzo, Hozzo, Hotzmann and many more.

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Hoccz Early History


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Hoccz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoccz research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1284, 1594, 1638, 1799, 1796 and 1847 are included under the topic Early Hoccz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hoccz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hoccz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoccz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elsbeth Hotz, who emigrated from the Palatinate to North Carolina in 1743; Andreas Hotz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1750; Barbara Hotz, who immigrated to Texas in 1858.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Hoccz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hoccz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2013 at 14:20.

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