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The surname Fründ is a nickname surname, which refers to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. Surnames of this type can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character. In this case, the surname Fründ is derived from the German word "freunde," which means "friend." The original bearer of the name was an exceptionally friendly person who was well liked by everyone in his community.

Fründ Early Origins



The surname Fründ was first found in Silesia, where the family was noted for its influence and achievements in the Middle Ages. The family became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the regional conflicts.

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Fründ Spelling Variations


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Fründ Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Freund, Freunde, Freundde, Fruend (northern Germany), Fruende, Fruendde, Freundl (Bavaria), Freundle, Freundel and many more.

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Fründ Early History


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Fründ Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fründ research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1390, 1769, 1772, 1798, 1806 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Fründ History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fründ Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fründ Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fründ Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan Freund, who settled in America in 1709 with his wife and family. Frederick Freundt and Johannes Freund both arrived in Philadelphia in 1753.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Fründ Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fründ Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 July 2014 at 13:08.

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