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."
The surname Utzle was first found in the area of Füssen, where "Utz" Ulricher lived in 1398. This is the earliest recorded instance of the name Utzle, which most likely emerged as a surname here.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gottlieb Utz and his wife Anna Maria Groner, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1750 with their four children, Daniel Utz, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1752.