Hontz Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. It is said to be a German form of an unidentified Hungarian name, possibly Kunc.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hotz, Ponto, Lontz, Houtz, Holtz, Hentz, Hantz, Montz, Hintz, Rentz

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Hontz Family Origin

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Hontz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Boatman

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hontz family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hontz. The most common Hontz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hontz's were Farmers.

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Hontz Historical Records

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Hontz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Hontz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hontz in 1945 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hontz

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