Frick Family History
Frick Name Meaning
German: from a short form of any of the Low German variants of the personal name Friedrich . Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named in the Swiss canton Aargau. English: nickname from Middle English frik frike (Old French frique frisque) ‘brisk lively vigorous’. Compare modern English dialect frick ‘to move briskly’ and frig ‘to wriggle’. English: topographic name from Middle English frike a simplified form frikthe ‘frith wood(land)’ which is Old English firhthe (ge)fyrhthe ferhthe with metathesis of -r-. See also Firth and Freed Americanized form of Czech Slovak Slovenian and Croatian Fric: from the personal name Fric of German origin (see Fritz ). Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Frič: from the personal name Frič a cognate of Fric (see Fritz compare Fritsch ). Compare also Fritch .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022