List of street names in Frankfurt am Main / X – Z
Xaver-Fendt-Strasse , Kalbach
- The only Frankfurterstraße whose name begins with X starts is by Xaver Fendt (1907-1989), the engineer and co-founder of the tractor factory of the same Co. Messrs. Xaver Fendt & named.
Zanderstrasse , Gutleutviertel
- Pikeperch , also known as pike perch elsewhere, is the largest freshwater perch
Zaubernussallee , Unterliederbach
- Witch hazel , botanically witch hazel, shrubs from Asia that can bloom in winter.
Zehnmorgenstrasse , Eschersheim
- old hallway name. Approximately three to four acres make up one hectare, depending on the region. An acre of land could be plowed up within one morning with the single-blade plow.
Zehntgasse , Schwanheim
- named after the tithe barn there, a warehouse for storing the tithe in kind .
Zehnthofgasse , Sindlingen
- see Zehntgasse.
Zeil , downtown
- Zeil , so named because of the initially only one-sided buildings outside the Staufen wall . Originated after the city was expanded in the 14th century. Today the most important shopping street in Frankfurt.
Zeilweg , Heddernheim
- Part of the former Roman army and trade route from Mainz to the Wetterau. Due to the adjoining clay pits to the northwest, there was only a row of houses along the southeast side of the street until after the Second World War.
Zeisigweg , Sachsenhausen
- Siskin , species of bird in the finch family
Zeißelstrasse , Northrend
- Chisels are thick wooden clubs that were used to make swampy terrain passable.
Zelterstrasse , Schwanheim
- Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758–1832), German musician, teacher of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy , Giacomo Meyerbeer and Otto Nicolai , corresponded with Goethe for decades .
Zentgrafenstrasse , Seckbach
- A Centenarius or Zentgraf is originally the leader of a hundred people elected by the Germans. High administrative officials later appointed by the counts, e. B. Heads of central courts who, together with lay judges, also imposed death sentences. Seckbach was part of the Bornheimer Berg county at the time . The street is named after a centgrave whose name has not been passed down, who was the spokesman for the Seckbachers during the Peasant Wars.
Zentmarkweg , Rödelheim
- Cent goes back to Latin Centum = one hundred. Zentmark was originally a clearly defined area for a hundred able-bodied men who had to serve in the people's army in the event of war.
Zeppelinallee , Bockenheim
- Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin (1838–1917) constructed the airships named after him , which had their first landing site in Frankfurt in this part of the city, namely the Rebstock airship port .
Zeuläckerstrasse , Seckbach
- Derived from a field name that goes back to fields that belonged to the Seckbacher farming family Zeul.
Ziegelei-Allee , Praunheim
- This is a reminder of several brickworks and clay pits in this area that have since disappeared.
Ziegelgasse , old town
- The alley leads from Liebfrauenberg to Berliner Straße , at the western end of the Kleinmarkthalle .
Ziegelhüttenweg , Sachsenhausen
- As the name suggests, it is the route to a former brick factory. The name used to be Unterer Schafhofweg, named after the sheep or sand farm .
Ziegenhainer Strasse , Eschersheim
- The former town of Ziegenhain has become a district of the town of Schwalmstadt in the Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse . Your consideration as the namesake for an Eschersheimer Straße is likely to be related to the so-called Ziegenhain church discipline. With her the confirmation and the office of the church leader were introduced.
Zillestrasse , Praunheim
- Heinrich Zille (1858–1929), German painter, known for his pictures from Berlin's “Milljöh”. Affectionately known in Berlin as Brush Heinrich .
Zimmerweg , Westend
- Former wood storage facility for carpenters , as wood should be stored and dried for a long time before processing so that it no longer warps.
Zinzendorfweg , Sossenheim
- Nikolaus Ludwig Graf von Zinzendorf (1700–1760) was a Lutheran-Pietist theologian, founder and first bishop of the Moravian Brethren (“Brothers Unity”) and poet of numerous hymns.
Zobelstrasse , Ostend
- Johann Peter Wilhelm Zobel (1814–1896) was the first director of the Frankfurt-Hanau Railway Company (FHE) and was in charge of the construction of the Frankfurt – Hanau railway line , which began operating in 1848.
Zorbachstrasse , Preungesheim
- long-established Preungesheim family
- During the occupation of Höchst during the Thirty Years' War by troops under the command of Duke Christian von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel , a captain Zuckschwerdt is said to have refused to blow up the castle when he withdrew. Instead he stayed in Höchst and acquired citizenship there.
Zum-Jungs-Strasse , Eckenheim
- Patrician family immigrated from Mainz. Its best-known member is the councilor and mayor Johann Maximilian zum Junge (1596–1649), who acted as a representative of Frankfurt in the negotiations for the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 during the Thirty Years' War .
To stool , Kalbach
- The regional court for Stulen in Kalbacher Feld exercised high jurisdiction over Kalbach and many neighboring towns. The court lords were the Counts of Eppstein . A gallows was still recorded there in maps from 1803.
Züricher Strasse , Bonames
- Zurich , Swiss banking center on the lake of the same name.
To Kalbacher Höhe , Riedberg
- Leads from the Niddatal to the height named after the nearby Kalbach .
To Frankenfurt , Schwanheim
- Leads from the edge of Schwanheim over the area of today's Goldstein settlement towards the former "Frankenfurt" through the Main; Frankfurt got its name after her (attested as "Franconofurt" from 822).
Zwingergasse , city center
- has little to do with dog kennels. As a kennel the area between the annular wall and an additional, advanced wall (Zwinger wall) is called in medieval towns and castles. And of course there was something like that with the Frankfurt city wall.
- Area of the imperial city of Frankfurt a. Main, map by E. Pelissier, Frankfurt / Main, 1888