Goltz Family History
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Goltz Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name or occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood, from German Holz ‘wood’, altered under Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g. Eastern German (under Slavic influence): habitational name for someone from Golz or Golssen in eastern Germany, place names that may derive from Slavic gola ‘heath’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Holtz, Golz, Boltz, Kotz, Geltz, Soltz, Stoltz, Pultz, Oltz, Moltz