Free Family History
Free Name Meaning
English: nickname or status name from Middle English fre ‘free’ (Old English frēo) with reference to either tenurial status (‘free born’) or to character (‘noble generous open-handed’). Irish: variant of Freeman . Americanized form of Swiss German and German Frei and Frey . North German: nickname from a variant of Middle Low German wrēd ‘wild fierce angry’. Americanized form of Ferree or Ferrée a surname of French origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022