Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



Fritz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Fritz family


The surname Fritz 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.

Early History of the Fritz family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fritz research.
Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1775, 1730, 1742, 1636, 1547, 1590, 1654, 1725, 1686 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Fritz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fritz Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Fritz family (pre 1700)


Notables of the time with the name Fritz included Nikodemus Frischlin (1547-1590), a great humanist, who traveled throughout Europe; Samuel Fritz (1654-c.1725), a Czech Jesuit missionary from Trautenau...
Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fritz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Fritz family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fritz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Wilhelm Fritz, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Georg Wilhelm Fritz, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Wilhelm Fritz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Wilhelm Fritz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Fritz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fritz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • L J Fritz, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Fritz, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Geo Lorenzo Fritz, aged 49, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Adam Fritz, who arrived in St Clair County, III in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Fritz, who landed in Mississippi in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fritz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Margaretha Fritz, aged 49, who landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Julia Fritz, aged 17, who landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Munrad Fritz, aged 25, who landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Nicolaus Fritz, aged 15, who landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Franz Fritz, aged 5, who landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Fritz (post 1700)


  • Jean Guttery Fritz (1915-2017), American children's writer, awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature in 1986
  • Brigadier-General Lawrence George Fritz (1896-1970), American Commanding Officer North Atlantic Division (1946) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 5) Lawrence Fritz. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Fritz/Lawrence_George/USA.html
  • Robert Jordan Fritz (b. 1943), American author, composer, filmmaker, and management consultant
  • Amanda Fritz (b. 1958), American registered psychiatric nurse and politician from the U.S. state of Oregon
  • Ralph C. Fritz (1917-2002), American football player and coach
  • Steve Fritz (b. 1967), retired American decathlete
  • Jean Guttery Fritz (b. 1915), American children's author and biographer
  • Emile Fritz Jr., American football player
  • Lawrence Joseph Fritz (1949-2010), American first baseman in Major League Baseball
  • John Fritz (1822-1913), industrialist in the American steel industry of Pennsylvania who first used the Bessemer process, and revolutionized the industry
  • ... (Another 31 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Fritz


  • The Fritts (Fritz) Family Heritage: A Historical, Genealogical, and Biographical Record of the Fritts (Fritz) and Allied Families from October 30, 1738 by Gregory A. and Patricia A. Fritts.
  • The Noel Tree: A History of the Noel and Allied Families of Pennsylvania, Including Fevrier, Fritz, Dickey, Stepp, and Others by Charles A. Noel.

Fritz Family Crest Products



See Also



Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 5) Lawrence Fritz. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Fritz/Lawrence_George/USA.html

Sign Up