Adamietz last name popularity, history, and meaning

Find out how popular the last name Adamietz is in the United States and learn more about the meaning, history, and race and ethnic origin of people in America who are named Adamietz.

Meaning of Adamietz

A Polish habitational surname derived from a place name meaning "son of Adam" or "descendant of Adam."

Adamietz, like all of the last names we have data for, is identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as a surname which has more than 100 occurrences in the United States in the Decennial Census survey. The most recent statistics we have for the Adamietz surname is from the 2010 census data.

Popularity of Adamietz in America

Adamietz is the 117480th most popular name in America based on the data we have collected from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Adamietz surname appeared 148 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 people would have the surname Adamietz.

We can also compare 2010 data for Adamietz to data from the previous census in 2000. The table below contains all of the statistics for both years in a side-by-side comparison.

2010 2000 Change (%)
Rank 117480 97384 18.71%
Count 148 173 -15.58%
Proportion per 100k 0.05 0.06 -18.18%

The history of the last name Adamietz

The surname ADAMIETZ originates from Germany, with roots tracing back to the early 14th century. It is believed to have derived from the German words "Adam" and "Sitz," combining a common given name with the term for a dwelling or homestead. This suggests the name may have initially referred to someone who lived on a property owned by or associated with a person named Adam.

The earliest recorded instances of the ADAMIETZ name appear in medieval German records and manuscripts from the regions of Saxony and Brandenburg. Variations in spelling, such as ADAMSITZ, ADAMSSITZ, and ADAMIETZ, can be found in these historical documents.

One notable early bearer of the name was Hans Adamietz, a merchant and landowner from the town of Meissen in Saxony, who lived from approximately 1375 to 1442. Records indicate he was involved in the local wool trade and owned several properties in the area.

In the 16th century, the ADAMIETZ name appears in the records of the Protestant Reformation, with Johannes Adamietz (1502-1576) being a prominent Lutheran theologian and author from Wittenberg, Saxony.

Another significant figure was Margarethe Adamietz (1620-1687), a renowned herbalist and midwife from the village of Großräschen in Brandenburg. Her expertise in traditional medicine and childbirth practices was widely respected in her community.

During the 18th century, the ADAMIETZ surname spread to other regions of Germany, as well as neighboring countries such as Poland and the Czech Republic. Karl Adamietz (1762-1832), a German-born composer and musician, gained recognition for his works and performances in Prague and Vienna.

As the name continued to disperse, other notable individuals emerged, such as the German-American engineer and inventor Friedrich Adamietz (1855-1928), who held several patents for mechanical devices and lived in New York City.

Throughout its history, the ADAMIETZ surname has maintained a strong presence in Germany, with families bearing this name residing in various regions and contributing to various professions and endeavors.

Race and ethnic origin of people with the last name Adamietz

We also have some data on the ancestry of people with the surname Adamietz.

The below race categories are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau's population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups:

  1. White only
  2. Black only
  3. American Indian and Alaskan Native only
  4. Asian and Pacific Islander only
  5. Hispanic
  6. Two or More Races

For the most recent 2010 census data, the race/ethnic origin breakdown for Adamietz was:

Race/Ethnicity Percentage Total Occurrences
Non-Hispanic White Only 93.92% 139
Non-Hispanic Black Only 0.00% 0
Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only 0.00% 0
Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native (S)% (S)
Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races (S)% (S)
Hispanic Origin (S)% (S)

Note: Any fields showing (S) means the data was suppressed for privacy so that the data does not in any way identify any specific individuals.

Since we have data from the previous census in 2000, we can also compare the values to see how the popularity of Adamietz has changed in the 10 years between the two census surveys.

2010 2000 Change (%)
White 93.92% 94.22% -0.32%
Black 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Asian and Pacific Islander 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
American Indian and Alaskan Native (S)% (S)% (S)%
Two or More Races (S)% 3.47% (S)%
Hispanic (S)% (S)% (S)%

Data source

The last name data and ethnic breakdown of last names is sourced directly from the Decennial Census survey, conducted every 10 years by the United States Census Bureau.

The history and meaning of the name Adamietz was researched and written by our team of onomatology and genealogy experts.

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