HouseofNames.com

Continuing Research

Notables Added the last 12 months
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: Dutch, German


 More

The surname Frick was first found in Germany, where the name Frick came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. Like many surnames, the name Frick is taken from a personal name which was very common at the time. Frick is a shortened form of Frederick, which is composed of the Germanic elements "fred," meaning "peace" and "ric," meaning "power." Like many personal names of the time, it owed its popularity to the fact that there was a saint by that name; Saint Frederick was the Bishop of Utrecht (in modern-day Holland) and worked to end paganism and idolatry.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Frick, Fricke, Fricker, Frickel, Frickes, Fricks and others.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frick research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Frick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Frick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Frick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Gertrom Frick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Jacob Frick, who arrived in America in 1739
  • Caspar Frick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Conrad Frick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • ...

Frick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H Frick, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834
  • John D Frick, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1834
  • Julius Frick, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Klausina Frick, aged 11, landed in New York in 1848
  • Poster S Frick, aged 39, landed in New York in 1848
  • ...
 More

  • Henry Frick (1795-1844), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1843-44
  • Helen Clay Frick (1888-1984), American philanthropist, daughter of Henry Clay Frick
  • Childs Frick (1883-1965), American vertebrate paleontologist, son of Henry Clay Frick
  • Henry Clay Frick II (1919-2007), American physician and professor of medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, grandson of Henry Clay Frick
  • Stephen Nathaniel Frick (b. 1964), American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions, in total he has over 565 hours in space
  • Earl M. Frick, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960
  • Charles Carroll Frick (1867-1926), American Republican politician, Investment banker; Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 28th District, 1906
  • Mrs. C. M. Frick, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1924
  • C. Clarence Frick, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Swansea, 1926; Stoke-on-Trent, 1927
  • Benjamin Frick, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 3rd District, 1853-55
  • ...
 More

  • Our Frick Ancestors in the United States and Allied Families by Bernice Frick Clark.
 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Frick Armorial History With Coat of ArmsFrick Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Frick Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageFrick Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Frick Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesFrick Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Frick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainFrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Frick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugFrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Frick Armorial History with FrameFrick Armorial History with Frame
Frick Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsFrick Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Frick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frick 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 2 June 2016 at 19:21.

    Sign Up

      

    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more