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Subject: Re: Frith
Author: Rosey   (guest, 193.82.99.130)
Date: November 28, 2002 at 11:27:46 AM
Reply to: Re: Frith by Pavlos
When I was doing a project at university on place names I remember reading that Frith is an Old English word meaning furze which is another word for gorse, a prickly bush found on heathland (and The New Forest among other places). There is a place called Fritham which has a lot of gorse bushes around there. I've heard Frith as a surname, but not as a first name.

Rosey.

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