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The name Fream was formed many centuries ago by the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name typically given to a person who was considered to be very good-natured and neighborly. The surname is derived from the Old English word frend which meant friend. During the Middle Ages people would use this word when they referred to their relatives or their kinsmen.

Early Origins of the Fream family


The surname Fream was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Early History of the Fream family

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Early History of the Fream family


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Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1696, 1696 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Fream History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fream Spelling Variations

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Fream Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Fream include Friend, Freind, Frend and others.

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Early Notables of the Fream family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Fream family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fream family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Fream family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: John Friend who settled in New England in 1640; Rowland and Susannah Friend settled in New England in 1733; Charles, George, Henry, Jacob, Martin, Norman and William Friend all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860..

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