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Origin of Ritz

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Origin of Ritz, Meaning of Ritz

Origin: Crites is from the German Creutz. The spelling was changed arround 1750 after immirgrating to America. The name means cross bearer.
Surnames: Crites, Critz, Krites, Kritz
Submitted by: Jerry D. Crites
Origin of Ritz, Meaning of Ritz

Origin: Proper spelling of the family name is Kotteritzsch with an Umlat(two small dots) above the 'o'. In English the letter e replaces the umlat - Koetteritzsch. It has been traced back to a small village named Koetteritzsch south of Leipzig, Germany -lower Saxony-Anhalt.
Surnames: Kotteritzsch
Submitted by: David Kettrick
Origin of Ritz, Meaning of Ritz

Origin: Aiza is a variation of the spelling Aritsa (Aritza in Basque) and they are said to be the descendants of the House of Aritza, the original ruling house of the Basque Kingdom of Navarre. We have located an Aiza Coat of Arms from the Kingdom of Navarre. The meaning of Aiza is the "Rock" or the "Cliff".
Surnames: Aiza, Aritza
Submitted by: History Buff
Origin of Ritz, Meaning of Ritz

Origin: Perez
Hebrew family name originated as a family name in Spain (1318). perez was the son of Tamar and Judah and also a name of the Messiah in Rabbinical literature.
Surnames: Perez, Peretz, Pritz, Pretz, Peres, Prats, Pertzki, Perezvou
Submitted by: Peretz

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