Fritz originated as a German nickname for Friedrich, or Frederick (der alte Fritz was a nickname for King Frederick II of Prussia and Frederick III, German Emperor), as well as for similar names including Fridolin. Fritz was also a name given to German troops by the British and others in the first and second world wars, equivalent to Tommy, as the British troops were called by German and other troops. Other common bases for which the name Fritz was used include the surnames Fritsche, Fritzsche, Fritsch, and Frisch(e).

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Fritz - Miscellanea
... Fritz-chip, secure cryptoprocessor of the Trusted Computing Group "Fritz" helmet, nickname for the Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops kevlar helmet ... Chester Fritz Auditorium and Chester Fritz Library, facilities on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks Fritz Industries, manufacturing ...
List Of Science-fiction Films Of The 1920s
... Willy Kaiser-Heyl, Theodor Loos, Oscar Marion 1927 Metropolis Fritz Lang Alfred Abel, Gustav Froehlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Theodor Loos 1928 Alraune Henrik Galeen Brigitte Helm 1929 High Treason Maurice Elvey Benita ...
List Of Last Exile Characters - Last Exile: Fam, The Silver Wing - Sky Pirates - Fritz
... Voiced by KENN (Japanese), Joel McDonald (English) Fritz (フリッツ, Furittsu?) is a Sky Pirate Vanship pilot ...
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... Games Cyber Chess Delfi Eboard Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge Fritz X3D Fritz Fruit glChess GNU Chess Grandmaster Chess HIARCS Houdini (chess) Ikarus Interface Chess Instant Messenger Junior Kaissa Kasparov ...
Larry Fritz
... Lawrence Joseph Fritz (February 14, 1949 – July 22, 2010) was a first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1975 season ... Fritz batted and threw left-handed ... Fritz was drafted in 1969 by the New York Mets, playing in their minor league system for the Marion Mets (1969, 1971-'72), Visalia Mets (1970, 1972), Memphis Blues (1972) and Tidewater Tides (1972-'73 ...

Famous quotes containing the word fritz:

    Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang’s feeble imagination.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)