Fremont Surname Origin
Locality. From Framont, a place in France, near Lorraine, meaning the Franc or free mount, the battel hill; or the fresh, blooming, beautiful hill, from frais, French, blooming.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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