Origins Available: German-Alt, German
nickname for a merry and cheerful person. For example, Otto von Osterreich, the Duke of Austria in 1331, was nicknamed "der (the) Frohliche."
Early Origins of the Fraily family
Feudal System, that would become the basis of European society. The earliest record of this surname dates back to the thirteenth century, when one Hertwicus dictus Vrolich was recorded in Ingelheim, in the region of Hesse, in 1269. There is also record of a Wyckenendus dictus Frolich, who was a blacksmith in Bodenheim, in 1315.
Early History of the Fraily family
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Fraily Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Frolich, Frohlich, Frohlck, Frolking, Fraily, Fraley, Frolick, Froelick, Frolicker, Frohlich, Frohlick, Froelig, Froellich, Froellick, Froehlick and many more.
Early Notables of the Fraily family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fraily family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fraily Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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