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Defreese Family History

Defreese Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Dutch De Fries.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

13,229 Historical Documents with Defreese on Ancestry.com
1,971 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
351 Military Records
34 Immigration Records
2,080 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Defreese Families

  • Number of Defreese families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Defreese last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Defreese Family Origin

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Defreese Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Defreese

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Defreese Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Defreese census records

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Defreese Civil War Service Records

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