When Carl Christian FRITZ was born on 23 November 1864, in Germany, his father, Jakob Friedrich FRITZ, was 34 and his mother, Sophia Christina KAYSER, was 32. He married Anna C. Meyer on 22 September 1889, in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Württemberg, Germany in 1864 and Queens, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 14 February 1918, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, United States.
German: from a pet form of the personal name Friedrich . This form of the surname is also found in Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, and France (Alsace and Lorraine), and also in central European countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, Czechia, and Slovakia, where it is more often spelled in the Slavicized form Fric (see below).
Americanized or Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Fric: from the personal name Fric, a pet form, of German origin (see above), of Old Czech and Slovak Fridrich, Slovenian Friderik, Croatian Fridrik, equivalents of German Friedrich .