When Richard O. Hertz was born on 25 May 1867, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, his father, Johann Gottlieb Herz, was 37 and his mother, Jacobina Elisabetha Barbara Schilling, was 32. He married Marian Vanderbilt on 1 October 1889, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 September 1939, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Herz and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. Compare Gertz 2.
Germanized or Americanized form of Sorbian Herc (see Herz 5).
Danish and Swedish: of German origin (see Herz ).