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The Fritts surname finds its roots in a Germanic personal name derived from of the word "frid" meaning "peace."

Fritts Early Origins



The surname Fritts was first found in Bavaria, Brandenburg, Prussia, and Sweden, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century on the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Fritts Spelling Variations


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Fritts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fritze, Fritzsch, Fritzsche, Frick, Fritts and many more.

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Fritts Early History


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Fritts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fritts research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1775, 1730, 1742, 13, , 1636, 1547, 1590, 1924 and 1969 are included under the topic Early Fritts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fritts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fritts Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fritts 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 were:

Fritts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego Dr Fritts, who arrived in America in 1812

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fritts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fritts (post 1700)



  • George H. Fritts (1919-1987), American football player
  • Charles Fritts, American inventor credited with creating the first working solar cell in 1883
  • Paul Fritts, American organ builder
  • Donnie Fritts (b. 1942), American session musician and songwriter
  • Stanley Allen Fritts (b. 1952), former professional American football player
  • William Fritts, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1880-82
  • Robert Eugene Fritts (b. 1934), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda, 1974-76; Ghana, 1983
  • Joseph Fritts, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hunterdon County, 1846-47
  • Fletcher L. Fritts, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Morris County, 1920
  • Benjamin Fritts, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1849-51
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Fritts Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Fritts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fritts 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 8 February 2016 at 09:08.

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