Origins Available: German
The Ullrik surname come comes from the old German personal name
Uodal-rich. The name became popular in the Middle Ages in part due to St. Ulrich, a bishop of Augsburg.
Early Origins of the Ullrik family
The surname Ullrik was first found in Bavaria
, in the city of Nuremburg, 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. The name as a first name was associated with many notable figures of the mediaeval period, such as St. Ulrich, bishop of Augsburg, or Ulrich von Lichtenstein (1200-1276,) poet of courtly behavior. By the 14th century the name was firmly grounded as a prominent surname.
Early History of the Ullrik family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ullrik research.Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1612, 1623, 1701, 1633, 1714, 1685, 1702 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Ullrik History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ullrik Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ulrich, Ulrichs, Ullrich, Ulrick, Ulrik, Ullrik, Ullrick, Urich and many more.
Early Notables of the Ullrik family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Ullrik in this period include Anthony Ulrich (1633-1714), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruled over the Wolfenbüttel subdivision of the duchy from 1685 until 1702; and Johann Warmund Ulrich, a... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ullrik Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ullrik family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elias and Cristof Ulrich, who emigrated with their families to America in 1709; Philip Ulrich, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1732; as did Christopher Ulrik in 1727.