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Origin and popularity of the name WURTZ


Wurtz : German (also Würtz): metonymic occupational name for a vegetable grower or a greengrocer or grower or seller of herbs from Middle High German würz wurz ‘plant; herb seasoning’. In North America this surname is also an altered form of the variant Wurz. Compare Wuertz.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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