Fruit Family History
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Fruit Name Meaning
Translation of German Frucht, a nickname from Middle High German vrucht ‘fruit’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’, or possibly a Jewish ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from German Frucht ‘fruit’. Americanized spelling of German Fruth. French: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of fruit, from fruit ‘fruit’ (Latin fructus).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press