Ketz Family History
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Ketz Name Meaning
modern reflex of the Old High German personal name Cazo, which derives from the unexplained root kad-. from Middle High German katze ‘cat’; probably short for a more usual derivative such as Ketzel, a nickname for a cat-lover or breeder, or for someone with feline qualities, or Kätzmayr (see Katzenmeyer). nickname from Middle High German ketzer ‘heretic’, ‘free-thinker’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kertz, Kotz, Metz, Keltz, Letz, Netz, Fetz, Kutz, Kitz, Katz