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SvenTheConquer

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« #40 : 07-05-2006 17:02 »

when someones family has been here since colonial times its hard to track it down to one or two ethnicties, so he's probably just a WASP.
fryed4life

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« #41 : 07-05-2006 17:03 »

i beleive he is irish,and you should to.

long live the irish!

good luck.
fryed4life

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« #42 : 07-05-2006 17:07 »

definetly made in america though.
fryed4life

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« #43 : 07-05-2006 17:15 »

im a crustacean.awesome
Shiny

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« #44 : 07-05-2006 19:29 »

Fry's a mutt, like most Americans. Not all redheads have freckles and moles, maybe he lucked out.  ;)
fryed4life

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« #45 : 07-05-2006 19:58 »

i prefer, pure blood american.
most redheads only have freckles.According to my freind firecrotch.
Shiny

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« #46 : 07-05-2006 23:38 »

That's possibly the funniest nickname I've heard all year.  :laff:
Xanfor

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« #47 : 07-06-2006 09:30 »

Remember the episode 'The Luck of the Fryrish'? That's a pun on a book called 'The Luck of the Irish'.

@Shiny: Don't encourage him!  ;)

bugzbunnie6

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« #48 : 07-11-2006 21:57 »

I had always thought of Fry as having Irish ethnicity. Besides all of the physical evidence, Fry just sounds like a very Irish name to me.
CrazyDoc

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« #49 : 07-18-2006 08:12 »

I found some more info on the name Fry:
 http://www.ancestry.com/search/SurnamePage.aspx?sourcecode=13304&html=b&fn=&ln=fry&submit.x=90&submit.y=15

I've always been interested in where names come from.  :)
Ride The Walrus

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« #50 : 07-18-2006 11:07 »

The Luck of the Fryish is not a accidental title. He's most likely Irish.
Yo

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« #51 : 08-05-2006 15:59 »

Fry is definantly Irish. He has red hair, an Irish last name, and why else would they call that one episode "The Luck of the Fryrish"? Think about it!  :rolleyes:
Officer 1BDI

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« #52 : 08-05-2006 23:01 »
« : 08-05-2006 23:01 »

Being half-Irish myself, I'm pretty sure "Fry" isn't an Irish surname.  Googled links say it's British:

   
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http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/f/fry.php
 (Origin Cornish British) Locality. A hill, a town or house on the most prominent part of a hill or eminence. German, Frei, free, Dutch, Vry, or Fry, free.

 
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http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/qx/fry-family-crest.htm
Origin Displayed: English

The history of the name Fry begins in the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It was a name for a person who was referred to as the fry, which literally means free.


Edit: That said, I do think he's at least part Irish.
Futurama Llama

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« #53 : 08-16-2006 13:43 »

I'm Irish, verrry Irish, so I know an Irish guy when i see one.

Born in America, ancestors from Ireland, that sweet emerald land.
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