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Freyre Early Origins



The surname Freyre was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor in Lyonais. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Freyre Spelling Variations


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Freyre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prarre, Praron, Prare, Praredon, Prarloran, Prarion and many more.

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Freyre Early History


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Freyre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Freyre research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Freyre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Freyre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Freyre Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Freyre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Freyre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Henr Freyre, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Freyre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Freyre, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1845
  • Francisco Freyre, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Fernando Freyre, aged 29, landed in Puerto Rico in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Freyre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Freyre (post 1700)



  • Gomez Freyre, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Susana Freyre, Argentine Argentinean Film Critics Association Award winning actress who appeared in 30 films and television shows from 1945 to 1984
  • Ricardo Jaimes Freyre (1868-1933), Bolivian author
  • Gilberto Freyre (1900-1987), Brazilian sociologist
  • Fernando Freyre de Andrade (1903-1946), Spanish actor

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    11. ...

    The Freyre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Freyre Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 5 March 2015 at 11:59.

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