Fritz Name Meaning & Origin

Fritz

Pronunciation: FRITS (key)

Origin of the name Fritz:

A short form of the German Frederick, which is derived from the Old High German Fridurih (ruler of peace), a compound name composed of the elements frid (peace) and rik (king, ruler).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Clemens Fritz, German footballer
Fritz Shimon Haber, German chemist ("Shimon-Haber-Bosch-Verfahren") and Nobel Prize winner
Fritz Bayerlein, 1899-1970, German Panzer-General during WW2
Fritz Lang, German film maker
Fritz Leiber, American author of fantasy, horror, and science-fiction
Fritz Windhorst, Louisiana State Senator from 1972–1992
Fritz von Erich, (1929–1997), ring name of American professional wrestler and promoter Jack Adkisson

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Fritz Robinson, fictional character from the novel Der Schweizerische Robinson by Johann David Wyss (1812). He was played by James MacArthur in the 1960 Disney film, Swiss Family Robinson, loosely based on the Wyss novel.
Fritz Smith-Five Nights at Freddy's series

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