|Subject:||Re: Frosc (sometime as Frox) - Old English, male. Frog?|
|Author:||Cleveland Kent Evans (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)|
|Date:||December 4, 2008 at 8:08:57 AM|
|Reply to:||Frosc (sometime as Frox) - Old English, male. Frog? by Paul|
Reaney & Wilson's A Dictionary of English Surnames says that the surnames Frosh, Frosk, and Froske go back to the Middle English word frosh, "frog", and are derived from a nickname.
There probably could be several reasons why someone would get "Frog" as a nickname. Good ability to jump, prominent eyes, a voice that sounded like a croak, etc.
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