Fraas Family History

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Fraas Name Meaning

German: derogatory nickname for a glutton, from Middle Low German vras, Middle High German vraz ‘muck’.

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

Similar surnames: Frack, Grass, Krass, Krans, Kraus, Raak, Brass, Fass, Laas, Faas

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Fraas Family Origin

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Fraas Family Occupations

What did your Fraas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fraas family was Carpet Fitter. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Caprenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fraas. The most common Fraas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Fraas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Caprenter

  • Carpet Fitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fraas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fraas Historical Records

What Fraas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fraas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fraas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Fraas

Passenger List

There are 755 immigration records available for the last name Fraas. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fraas. For the veterans among your Fraas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fraas Life Expectancy

What is the average Fraas lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fraas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fraas in 1959 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fraas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fraas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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