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The distinguished surname Hotze is of German origin. It is derived from the German personal name "Hotze," 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 Hotze.

Hotze Early Origins



The surname Hotze 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 Hotze as a surname occurred in 1221, when Conrad Huzzo was recorded to be living in Würzburg. The young Hotze family was instrumental in the formation of Bavarian society in the early Middle Ages.

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Hotze Spelling Variations


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Hotze Spelling Variations



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

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Hotze Early History


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Hotze Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hotze 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 Hotze History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hotze Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hotze Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hotze 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Hotze (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hotze (post 1700)



  • Henry Hotze, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly, 1921, 1932, 1933; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1930
  • C. L. Hotze, American Democrat politician, National Democratic Candidate for Ohio State House of Representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Hotze Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hotze 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 19 February 2016 at 14:51.

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