First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Goetz

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Alt. Meaning

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

Notable Persons Named Goetz

Goetz was born on June 25th, 1942 in Germany.


Goetz was born on August 24th, 1934.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Goetz

Dana Hill was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1978 to 1996. Dana was given the name Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6th, 1964 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA. Dana is also known as Dana Hill-Goetz. She passed away on July 15th, 1996.


Bernhard was given the name Bernard Hugo Goetz on November 7th, 1947 in Queens.


Jim Goetz is a venture capital and venture capitalist.


Peter Michael Goetz is an actor. Peter was born on December 10th, 1941 in Buffalo, New York, US.


William Goetz was a film producer and studio executive. He was most active from 1924 to 1966. William was given the name William B. Goetz on March 24th, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. William is also known as Bill Goetz. He left this life on August 15th, 1969.


Fred Goetz was a businessman. Fred was born on February 14th, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He passed away on March 21st, 1934.


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Popularity of Goetz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Goetz U.S.
  White 95.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Goetz

People with the last name Goetz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Goetz

  • How Popular is the name Goetz? As a last name Goetz was the 2,689th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Goetz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Goetz is Tuesday, January 1st, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Goetz? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Goetz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Goetz: Your name in reverse order is Zteog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egtoz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Goetz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,390 people with the last name Goetz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Goetz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Goetz as their last name.

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