Katz Family History
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Katz Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronym from the Hebrew phrase kohen tsedek ‘priest of righteousness’ (see Cohen). German: nickname from Katz(e) ‘cat’. Compare English Catt.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Zatz, Ratz, Satz, Kotz, Ketz, Katt, Kaz, Hatz, Katon, Kautz