Freundlich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Freundlich 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 Freundlich 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.
Early Origins of the Freundlich family
The surname Freundlich 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.
Early History of the Freundlich family
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Freundlich Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Freund, Freunde, Freundde, Fruend (northern Germany), Fruende, Fruendde, Freundl (Bavaria), Freundle, Freundel and many more.
Early Notables of the Freundlich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Freundlich family
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Freundlich (post 1700)
- Eli Freundlich, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 19th District, 1966 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html