Last name: FREELAND

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FREELAND : This last name is indexed 27,010 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FREELAND : 1: English (southeastern): status name for a holder of land held without obligation of rent or service from Middle English freland frilond literally ‘free land’ (Old English frēo land frīg land). As a Sussex name it may refer specifically to Freeland in Storrington (West Easewrithe Hundred). There is also a place called Freeland's Wood in Farleigh Surrey. Compare Frankland.2: English: elsewhere than Sussex Surrey and Kent possibly also from the Old French personal name Freland from ancient Germanic Fredeland composed of the elements frith ‘peace’ + land ‘land’.3: Americanized form of Dutch Vreeland.

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