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Frosch Early Origins



The surname Frosch was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century 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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Frosch Spelling Variations


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Frosch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Frosch, Frosche, Froschen, Froscher, Froschammer, Froschauer, Fröschel, Froschheim, Fröschl and many more.

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Frosch Early History


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Frosch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frosch research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1748, and 1779 are included under the topic Early Frosch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Frosch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Frosch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Frosch 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:

Frosch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sebastian Frosch, who came to Maryland in 1764
  • Christoph Frosch, who was on record in North America in 1775 as one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence
  • Johann Friedrich Frosch, who landed in America in 1782

Frosch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederic Frosch, who arrived in New York in 1850 en route to Ohio
  • Catharina Frosch, who came to New York, NY in 1861
  • Joseph Frosch, who enlisted in the Union army at New Orleans in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Frosch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Frosch (post 1700)



  • Christian Frosch, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1912
  • Andrew Frosch, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920
  • Robert Alan Frosch (b. 1928), American physicist, administrator of NASA from 1977-1981
  • Walter Frosch (1950-2013), German professional football defender

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. 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).
    9. 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).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Frosch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frosch 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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