The surname Frymand is a ancient Anglo-Saxon
name whose history dates back to the days before the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The name is derived from "freomann" or "frigmann," Old English words and personal names meaning "free-born man."
Early Origins of the Frymand family
The surname Frymand was first found in the county of Essex
, where it was borne as a personal name
by Freman Sceil in 1188. The first recorded instance of Frymand as a surname appeared shortly thereafter; William Freman was listed in the Feet of Fines of Norfolk
Early History of the Frymand family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frymand research.Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1221, 1240, 1645, 1646, 1710, 1667, 1723, 1821, 1794, and are included under the topic Early Frymand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Frymand 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 Frymand include Freeman, Fryman, Friman and others.
Early Notables of the Frymand family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Francis Freeman (c.1645), a British religious writer; Richard Freeman (1646-1710) was an English judge from Gloucestershire
, who became Lord Chancellor of Ireland; Susannah Freeman (1667-1723), a famous... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frymand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Frymand family to Ireland
Some of the Frymand family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 287 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Frymand 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: Samuel Freeman and his wife Apphia Quick, who arrived in Mssachusetts in 1630 with their son Henry; Alice Freeman, who settled in New England