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.
Early Origins of the Hozzo family
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.
Early History of the Hozzo family
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Hozzo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hotz, Hotze, Hoccz, Huzzo, Hozzo, Hotzmann and many more.
Early Notables of the Hozzo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hozzo family to the New World and Oceana
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.