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Fradin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Frade, a variant of Freyde, meaning ‘joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Fradkin, Radin, Falin, Fagin, Faden, Rabin, Ravin, Rudin, Braden

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Where is the Fradin family from?

You can see how Fradin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fradin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fradin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Fradin families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Fradin's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Fradin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fradin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fradin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fradin. 18% of Fradin men worked as a Proprietor and 25% of Fradin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fradin were Salesman and Clerk.

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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

  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Manager
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Stengrapher
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fradin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fradin 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Fradin. 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 143 military records available for the last name Fradin. For the veterans among your Fradin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fradin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fradin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fradin in 1956 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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