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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Linz

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  1. City in northern Austria on the Danube; noted as a cultural center
  1. The third-largest city in Austria.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Linz

Alex D. Linz is an actor. He was most prominent from 1993 to 2007. Alex was given the name Alexander David Linz on January 3rd, 1989 in Santa Barbara, California, U.S. Alex is also known as Alex Linz.


Peter Linz is a puppeteer. His ongoing career started in 1993. Peter was born on June 28th, 1967 in Decatur, Georgia.


Juan was born on December 24th, 1926 in Bonn. He passed away on October 1st, 2013.


Phil Linz is a baseball player. Phil was born on June 4th, 1939 in Baltimore.


Roland Linz is a soccer player for the DSV Leoben, TSV 1860 München, FK Austria Wien, FC Admira Wacker Mödling, OGC Nice, SK Sturm Graz, Boavista F.C., S.C. Braga, Grasshopper Club Zürich, Gaziantepspor, Muangthong United F.C., C.F. Os Belenenses, and Austria national football team. Roland was born on August 9th, 1981 in Leoben.


Rudi was born on February 14th, 1917 in Ilmenau. He breathed his last breath on February 9th, 1945.


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Popularity of Linz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Linz U.S.
  White 95.10% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Linz

People with the last name Linz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Linz

  • How Popular is the name Linz? As a last name Linz was the 28,525th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Linz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Linz is Wednesday, July 5th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Linz? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Linz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Linz: Your name in reverse order is Znil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lzni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Linz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 836 people with the last name Linz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Linz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Linz as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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