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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



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. 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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