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The surname Utz is of German origin, and is most likely a nickname derived from the given name "Ulrich" or "Udelrich." It may also be related to the German verb "utzen," which means "to make fun of someone."

Utz Early Origins



The surname Utz was first found in the area of Füssen, where "Utz" Ulricher lived in 1398. This is the earliest recorded instance of the name Utz, which most likely emerged as a surname here.

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Utz Spelling Variations


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Utz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Utz, Utzmann, Ützle and others.

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Utz Early History


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Utz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Utz research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1398, 1424, 1686, 1742 and 1786 are included under the topic Early Utz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Utz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Utz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Utz 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 were:

Utz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Georg Utz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Jacob Utz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Martin Utz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Gottlieb Utz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johann Georg Utz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Utz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Utz, who arrived in New York in 1837
  • Caspar Utz, who came from Bremen to New York in 1866
  • Albert Carl Utz, who came to Illinois in 1887

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Contemporary Notables of the name Utz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Utz (post 1700)



  • William H. Utz, American Democrat politician, Circuit Judge in Missouri 6th Circuit, 1927
  • S. B. Utz, American Democrat politician, Chair of Buchanan County Democratic Party, 1921
  • Lois Utz (1932-1986), American children’s book author, illustrator, poet, and artist
  • Kurt Utz, German well-known professor and university music director
  • Leslie Utz, Australian physician and pathologist

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Utz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Utz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Utz 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 27 August 2016 at 11:52.

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