ⓘ Defreine

                                     

ⓘ Defreine

The name Defreine is of Norman Irish origin. There are many anglicised versions of the name - Frayne, Frenes, Freyne, DeFrayne, Franey, Freaney, Freeney, Freney, Frain, ffrench, Ffrench, French and possibly some more. All these names are the same and have been used, changed and interchanged over the years. All are derivatives of the same name" DeFreine”.

In DeFreines in the ffrenches, and the Frenches, who were of noble blood, came to Ireland with Strongbow during the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169 from 1172AD. There were two or three families of Irish peers who are DeFreine names, French and French. As the Anglo-Norman French family was one of the 14 tribes of Galway, helping to found the town in 1425AD, strengthening it to keep local residents.

In Wexford in the name Franey is located in Wicklow Freeney / Fresnes is General in Connaught area Sligo / Galway Frain, Freine are shared. The name comes from the French word Frêne which means a wooded place with ash, indicating that the ancestors of this family came from the area known for its forests. Some sources can even trace the name back to Roman times.

                                     
  • Fraynes Frayne is also a Gaelic word meaning Ash Tree. Defreine Frayne is an anglicised version of Defreine Frain disambiguation Frane disambiguation
  • French is an anglicised version of Defreine which has a Norman origin. French is or was the surname of the following individuals alphabetized by first
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