First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Koontz

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

O is for objective, always impartial

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Koontz

Dean Koontz is a suspense, horror fiction, science fiction, thrillers, fantasy, thriller (genre), and fantasy literature writer. Dean was given the name Dean Ray Koontz on July 9th, 1945 in Everett, Pennsylvania.


Charley Koontz is a famous person.


Elizabeth Duncan Koontz was a 6th Director of theUnited States Women's Bureau. Elizabeth was born on June 3rd, 1919 in Salisbury, North Carolina. Elizabeth is also known as Koontz and Libby. She left this life on January 6th, 1989.


Jr. Lawrence L. Koontz is a List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia. They were most prominent from 1995 to 2011. Jr. was given the name Lawrence Larkins Koontz, Jr. on January 25th, 1940 in Roanoke, Virginia. Jr. is also known as Buster Koontz.


Roscoe L. Koontz was a health physics and health physicist. Roscoe was born on December 16th, 1922 in St. Louis. He died on May 17th, 1997.


William H. Koontz was a famed person. William was born on July 15th, 1830. He breathed his last breath on July 4th, 1911.


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Popularity of Koontz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koontz U.S.
  White 93.00% 64.26%
  African American 2.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Koontz

People with the last name Koontz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Koontz

  • How Popular is the name Koontz? As a last name Koontz was the 3,392nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Koontz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Koontz is Thursday, July 2nd, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Koontz? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Koontz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Koontz: Your name in reverse order is Ztnook. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zotkno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koontz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,538 people with the last name Koontz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koontz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Koontz as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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