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Freeman Family History

Freeman Name Meaning
English: variant of Free.Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery).In New England, an English equivalent of French Foissy (see Foisy).Translation of German Freimann (see Freiman).

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

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Name Distribution of Freeman Families

  • Number of Freeman families
     759 - 1,516
     254 - 758
     1 - 253
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Freeman families
     1,916 - 3,829
     639 - 1,915
     1 - 638
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Freeman families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Freeman Family Origin

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Freeman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Freeman

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Freeman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Freeman census records

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Freeman Civil War Service Records

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