Butz Family History
Butz Name Meaning
(mainly Switzerland) from a derivative of Butzo, a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). (Bütz(e)): topographic name for someone who lived near a well, from Middle High German bütze ‘well’, ‘puddle’ (from Latin puteus). South German: nickname from Middle High German butze denoting something small: an apple core, a small piece of something left over, a small person, a poltergeist.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press