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Spelling variations of this family name include: Frewaldt, Freywald, Freywaldt, Frewald, Vrywald, Vrywaldt, Vreywald, Vreywaldt, Friewald, Friewaldt, Freiwald, Freiwaldt, Freyenwald, Freyenwaldt, Fraywald, Fraywaldt, Jonak, Jonac, Jonec and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Friewaldt research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1792 and 1752 are included under the topic Early Friewaldt History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: August Freiwald, who came to Ottawa in 1860; and Josef Jonak, who came to New York, NY in 1894.
The Friewaldt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Friewaldt 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 26 November 2014 at 15:32.