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Meaning of the Name Ritz
What is the meaning of the name Ritz?
The name Ritz is primarily a male name of English origin that means Brave Ruler/Luxury.
Ritz was originally a nickname for the name Richard or Heinrich. When used as a surname it meant "Son of Richard."
The words "ritz" or "ritzy" were coined from a brand name, meaning luxurious or glamourous. This comes from a line of luxury hotels named "The Ritz" created by César Ritz, and solidified in the early 20th Century song "Puttin' on the Ritz."
Ritz is also a brand name for a round, cheesy cracker by Nabisco.
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