Freyne households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

De Fréin Very rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Frayne, de Freyne. (Fr. frêne, ash tree).
Frain rare: Roscommon-Mayo. Ir. de Fréine. Also as Frayne, Freeney. From French frêne, an ashtree. MIF.
Frayne Quite numerous: S E Leinster etc. Ir. de Fréine. See Frain.
Freyne Quite numerous: Kilkenny, Waterford, Mayo-Galway etc. Ir. de Fréine. An Anglo-Norman family who settled in Kilkenny. Synonyms: Frain, Frayne, Freaney, Freeney. Derivation from the French de frêne, (ashtree). MIF.

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