Hontz Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hontz Family Origin

Where is the Hontz family from?

Hontz Family Occupations

What did your Hontz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hontz. 14% of Hontz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Hontz women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hontz were Farm Laborer and Saleslady

View Census data for Hontz | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hontz Historical Records

What Hontz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hontz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hontz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hontz

Passenger List

There are 157 immigration records available for the last name Hontz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Hontz immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hontz. For the veterans among your Hontz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hontz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hontz family history.

Hontz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hontz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hontz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hontz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Hontz Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name