Last name: FREEMAN

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FREEMAN : This last name is indexed 603,082 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FREEMAN : 1: English: from Middle English freman fremon ‘freeman free-born man’ (Old English frēomann frīgmann) used also occasionally as a personal name. As an African American surname it was in many cases adopted as a name denoting a man freed of slavery. See also Fryman and Free.2: Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery).3: Americanized form of French Lafrenière (see Lafreniere).4: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Freimann (see Freiman).5: Dutch: variant of Vreeman.

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