The Fremon surname was derived from the Germanic elements "fara," meaning "journey" and "mund," or "protection." This was the name of a semi-legendary 5th-century king of the Franks.
since ancient times.
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There were a great number of spelling variations
in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Faramond, Faramonde, Framond, Pharamon, Fremond, Framont, Farémond, Faramondie, Framondie, Pharmond, Fremont, Pharmont, Fremonds, Farémont, Framondy, Pharamont, Pharamonde, Pharamons, Pharamond, Faramons, Faramont, Faramondes, Le Faramond, Le Framont, La Framonte, Le Faramont, Le Faramont, Le Faramons, Le Pharmond, Le Pharmont, Le Fremonds, Le Fremond, Le Fremont, Le Fremont, Le Fremon, Le Farémont, Le Farémond, Le Farémons, La Pharamonde, Les Pharamondes and many more.
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Fremon has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Fremon were Lewis
Fremond, who settled in Maryland in 1633; Lewis
Fremond settled in Maryland in 1634; Lewis
Fremonds settled in Maryland in 1633; Lewis
Fremonds settled in Maryland in 1634.