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Brendan Joseph
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My late mother's maiden name was Frith. Her late

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Hello, my late mother's maiden name was Frith. Her late half-sister said that Frith was a Huguenot name. The name Frith seems to have died out in Ireland which is intriguing. My mother had two sisters but no brothers. She had two half-sisters and two half-brothers.
I don't have children myself. I don't know how my aunt thought Frith was a Huguenot name. Also do some surnames just die out? Thanks.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Genealogy
Expert:  Brendan Joseph replied 2 years ago.
Hello there,
What was your late mothers date of birth and where?
The frith name has not died out in Ireland.
1911 Irish census:
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/results.jsp?searchMoreVisible=false&census_year=1911&surname=Frith&firstname=&county19011911=&county1821=&county1831=&county1841=&county1851=&barony=&parish=&ward=&townland=&houseNumber=&familyId=&ded=&age=&sex=&search=Search&ageInMonths=&relationToHead=&religion=&education=&occupation=&marriageStatus=&yearsMarried=&birthplace=&nativeCountry=&language=&deafdumb=&causeOfDeath=&yearOfDeath=&familiesNumber=&malesNumber=&femalesNumber=&maleServNumber=&femaleServNumber=&estChurchNumber=&romanCatNumber=&presbNumber=&protNumber=&marriageYears=&childrenBorn=&childrenLiving=
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hello Brendan,My mother Nora Frith was born on 6th January, 1926. She died on 10th March, 1984. Thanks.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My mother was born in Knockenrahan, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. Her father was Paul Frith of Kilcavan, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
Expert:  Brendan Joseph replied 2 years ago.
Hello there,
How can I help you?
Paul was born 1888 in Gorey.
Married Hannah Byrne 10th January 1922 Dublin South
Death 1946 in Arklow
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you very much Brendan.