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Freese Family History

Freese Name Meaning
North German form of Fries 1.Dutch: variant of Frese.English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, Old French frise.

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

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42,469 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,365 Military Records
5,463 Immigration Records
30,493 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Freese Families

  • Number of Freese families
     66 - 129
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Freese families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Freese families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Freese Family Origin

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Freese Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Freese

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Freese Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Freese census records

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Freese Civil War Service Records

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