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Frazer Name Meaning

Variant of Fraser associated chiefly with northern Ireland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Frazier, Fraizer, Craner, Fraser, Frazee, Bazer, Feazel, Raper

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Where is the Frazer family from?

You can see how Frazer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frazer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frazer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 45 Frazer families living in New York. This was about 15% of all the recorded Frazer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Frazer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frazer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frazer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Frazer. 18% of Frazer men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Frazer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frazer were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 119,000 census records available for the last name Frazer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frazer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Frazer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Frazer. For the veterans among your Frazer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frazer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Frazer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frazer in 1940 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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