This is a list of surnames in which the categories include freedom.
Indicated a person from Franche-Comté, a province in eastern France, which translates to "free county".
Derived from Middle English frankelin
. It denoted a landowner of free but not noble birth, from Old French franc
Referred to a person who was born free, or in other words was not a serf.
in German, probably referring to someone outside the feudal system.
From Old English frig
(a variant of freo
) meaning "free"
in Czech. This was a medieval name for a freeman, someone who was not a serf.