Last name: FRENETTE

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All you have to know about the last name FRENETTE

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FRENETTE : This last name is indexed 27,249 times on Geneanet!

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FRENETTE : 1: Altered form of French Fernet (via the intermediate form Frenet; compare 2 below) reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Fernette.2: Alternatively perhaps an altered form of French Frenet: topographic name for someone who lived on a property of which ash trees were a characteristic feature from a derivative of frêne (Old French fresne) ‘ash tree’.3: In some cases possibly also French: from the feminine form of Frenet (see 2 above).

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