Frances Saint Barbe

Femaleabout 1530–

Brief Life History of Frances

Frances Saint Barbe was born about 1530, in Ashington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married Francis Yard in 1565, in Ashington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Francis Yard
Frances Saint Barbe
Marriage: 1565

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  • Marriage
    1565Ashington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Cyr, Remy.

    English and French: nickname for a particularly pious individual, from Old French and Middle English saint(e), seint(e) ‘holy’ (from Latin sanctus ‘blameless, holy’). The vocabulary word was occasionally used in the Middle Ages as a personal name and this may have given rise to some instances of the surname.

    English: perhaps a nickname for someone who wore, made, or sold girdles, from Middle English ceint, seint, saint ‘girdle’ (Old French ceint, Latin cinctum). Compare Center .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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