Last name: FRAMPTON

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FRAMPTON : This last name is indexed 43,580 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FRAMPTON : English: habitational name from any of various places so called of which there are several in Gloucestershire one in Dorset and one in Lincolnshire. Most take the name from the Frome river in south Gloucestershire (which is probably from a British word meaning ‘fair brisk’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure settlement’. One near Tewkesbury was originally named in Old English as Frēolingtūn ‘settlement associated with Frēola’ a short form of any of various compound personal names with the first element frēo ‘free’. Frampton in Lincolnshire probably gets its name from an Old English byname Frameca (a derivative of fram ‘valiant’) + tūn.

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