Frank Dietrich was born on 22 November 1859, in Coulter, South Versailles Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of D H Deidrich and Ellen Jane Adam. He lived in Union District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Springhill, Springhill Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 26 November 1946, in Point Marion, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Gerhard, Dieter, Hans, Helmut, Juergen, Wolfgang, Fritz, Hans-Peter, Heinz, Jurgen.
German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Theodoric (see Terry ), composed of the elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. This surname is also found in some other European countries, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland. Compare Dedrick , Deitrich , Detrick , and Tetrick .