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Froman Family History

Froman Name Meaning
Respelling of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Fromman(n), from Fromm, with the addition of Yiddish man or German Mann ‘man’.Respelling of German Frommann, a variant of Fromm 1, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’, or of Frohmann (see Frohman).

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

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Name Distribution of Froman Families

  • Number of Froman families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Froman families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Froman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Froman census records

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Froman Family Origin

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Froman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Froman

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Froman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Froman census records

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Froman Civil War Service Records

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