Fritz
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
FRITS
Meaning
Calm monarch
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Fritz is a diminutive of Friedrich, itself a German variant of Frederick. Frederick originates in Germanic languages and means "calm monarch". In the United States, it was most popular at the beginning of the 20th century, since then its usage has declined. It used to be a favorite name in European royal circles, more recently the famous bearers include Frederick Forsyth, a British novelist.

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Fritz Feld - actor
Fritz Fisher - baseball player
Fritz Kortner - actor
Fritz Leiber - author
Fritz Lang - film director
Fritz Nagy - basketball player
Fritz Weaver - actor

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