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

Hozzo Early Origins



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

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Hozzo Spelling Variations


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Hozzo Spelling Variations



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

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Hozzo Early History


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Hozzo Early History



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

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Hozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hozzo 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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Hozzo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hozzo 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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