The Kur(t)z(e) Family Project is open to all who are interested in working together to find their common heritage through sharing of information and DNA testing. All variant spellings are welcome. If your Surname is missing and should be included, we'll be glad to add it. The Germanic surname Kurtz is a commonly found written version of the surname, which means Short in English; although it has also been conflated with the forename Konrad. The principal versions of this surname are Curtius, Curtze, Korte, Kurtz, Kurtze, and Kurz; with many other variants as illustrated in the accompanying surnames list. For further Kur(t)z(e) information please visit our One-Name study website at www.kurtze.co which contains extensive data.