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Frederick Family History

Frederick Name Meaning
English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + ric ‘power’, introduced into England from France by the Normans. See also Friedrich.

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

912,181 Historical Documents with Frederick on Ancestry.com
279,524 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
45,871 Military Records
18,122 Immigration Records
154,370 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Frederick Families

  • Number of Frederick families
     406 - 810
     136 - 405
     1 - 135
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Frederick families
     84 - 165
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Frederick families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Frederick census records

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Frederick Family Origin

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Frederick Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Frederick

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Frederick Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Frederick census records

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Frederick Civil War Service Records

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