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Friedman Family History

Friedman Name Meaning
Respelling of South German and Swiss Friedmann.Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Fried.

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

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159,402 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,418 Military Records
50,258 Immigration Records
137,290 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Friedman Families

  • Number of Friedman families
     1,240 - 2,478
     414 - 1,239
     1 - 413
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Friedman families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Friedman families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Friedman Family Origin

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Friedman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Friedman

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Friedman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Friedman Civil War Service Records

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