from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Fraser, James Earle 1876-1953. American sculptor whose works include figures for the U.S. Supreme Court Building and the design for the buffalo nickel (1913).
  • Fraser, Peter 1884-1950. Scottish-born New Zealand politician who helped found New Zealand's Labor Party (1916), served as prime minister (1940-1949), and was a planner of the United Nations (1945).
  • Fraser, Simon 1776?-1862. American-born Canadian fur trader and explorer who navigated the Fraser River to its mouth (1806-1808) and established trading routes west of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Scottish surname thought to be of Norman origin.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A river in British Columbia that flows from the Rocky Mountains into the Strait of Georgia.


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