Last name origin & meaning:
English: from the Old French personal name Humfrey,
introduced to Britain by the Normans. This is composed of the Germanic
elements hūn ‘bear cub’ + frid, fred
‘peace’. It was borne by a 9th-century saint, bishop of Therouanne,
who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.
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