Klotz Family History
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Klotz Name Meaning
German: nickname for a clumsy, awkward man, from Middle High German klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, cognate with modern English clot, which is similarly used in a transferred sense to denote a stupid person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from modern German Klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, or Yiddish klots.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kotz, Platz, Krotz, Kloth, Klutz, Koth, Kloc, Ketz, Lontz, Knoth