Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. fεn'rɪç dε: d͡ʑurd͡ʑε:novat͡s [key]
Other Forms FormsFenrich von Gjurgjenovac
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Meaning & History
Fenrich is a German family name, derived from a military title 'fenrich'/'fähn(d)rich' meaning "ensign" or "standard bearer" (bannerman), from early New High German fenrich. The term was formed and came into use around 1500, replacing Middle High German form vener, an agent derivative of Alemannic substantive van (flag).Fenrich de Gjurgjenovac is a surname of a patrician family from Susine-Gjurgjenovac, Kingdom of Hungary-Croatia ('de Gjurgjenovac' meaning 'of Gjurgjenovac' in late Latin).