Britz Family History
Britz Name Meaning
German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Brandenburg named Britz. German: topographic name from Slavic bris ‘birch’, from which the place name is derived. German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’ and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press