Benz Family History
Benz Name Meaning
South German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Berthold or to a lesser extent of Bernhard . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Bence and Bentz . Germanized or Americanized form of Czech Slovak Polish Slovenian and Croatian Benc (see Bentz ) a surname which is at least in part of German origin (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022