Fraer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fraer family

The surname Fraer was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Fraer family

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Fraer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Freir, Freier, Freire, Friere, Frier, Frieer, Freyer and many more.

Early Notables of the Fraer family (pre 1700)

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Australia Fraer migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Fraer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Michael Fraer, (b. 1818), aged 22, American Hunter Patriot who was convicted in Kingston, Ontario, Canada for life for unlawful invasion, transported aboard the "Brothers" on 28th September 1839, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), captured at the battle of Windmill in 1838 [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 5th November 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/buffalo


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