Frazer



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Fraser numerous: Belfast, Down, Dublin. Ir. Friseal. A prominent Scottish clan whose chief was called Mac Shimidh, hence Mac Kimmie. Woulfe considers they were Normans originating in Friesland and first called Frisell when they appear in Scottish records in 12 cent. Also as Frazer & Frizell. SS & SGG.
Frazer numerous: Ulster generally, scattered elsewhere. The name has been in Ireland since the Norman Invasion but the large Ulster grouping derives from the settlements of the 17 cent. See Fraser. SGG.


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