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Meaning and Origin of: Fremont

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Guardian of freedom

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French (Frémont) : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements frid, fred ‘peace’ (or frija ‘free’, ‘noble’, ‘generous’) + mund ‘protection’.
  • John Charles Frémont (1813–90), explorer of the American West, was born in Savannah, GA, of French ancestry.