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.
, where the family was noted for its influence and achievements in the Middle Ages. The family became prominent in
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the regional conflicts.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fründ research.Another 128 words (9 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.
of this family name include: Freund, Freunde, Freundde, Fruend (northern Germany), Fruende, Fruendde, Freundl (Bavaria), Freundle, Freundel and many more.
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.