Frolich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Frolich belongs to the category of surnames that were derived from nicknames, usually based on a personal or physical characteristic of the initial bearer. In this instance, the name is derived from the Middle High German word "vraelich," which means "happy," or "cheerful." Thus, this surname evolved from a nickname for a merry and cheerful person.

Early Origins of the Frolich family

The surname Frolich was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. They held a family seat at Frolich in Bavaria.

Important Dates for the Frolich family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frolich research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1522, 1821, 1787, 1873, 1706, 1827, 1851, 1650 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Frolich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Frolich Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Frolick, Frolich, Froelick, Frolicker, Frohlich, Frohlick, Froelig, Froellich, Froellick, Froehlick and many more.

Early Notables of the Frolich family (pre 1700)

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Frolich migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Frolich Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Stephen and Anna Elisabeth Frolich and their two children who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Anna Elizabeth Frolich who went to New York in 1709
  • Stephen Frolich, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Valentin Frolich, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Anna Apollonia Frolich, who arrived in New York city in 1710
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Frolich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Frolich immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1838
  • Emilie Frolich moved to New York, NY with a relative, probably her brother, August, in 1852
  • Max Frolich, who landed in Arkansas in 1880 [1]
  • Jacob Frolich, who landed in Arkansas in 1885 [1]

Frolich migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Frolich Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Gottfried Frolich, who settled in Quebec in 1778, after serving with the British forces in the American Revolutionary war

Contemporary Notables of the name Frolich (post 1700)

  • Don Frolich (1919-1996), American politician, two-time mayor of Cupertino, California
  • Richard D. Frolich, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924 (alternate), 1936 [2]
  • Jacob Frolich, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1868; Secretary of State of Arkansas, 1879-84 [2]

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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