Fraenkel Family History

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Fraenkel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Frankl.

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

Similar surnames: Frenkel, Frankel, Franken, Frankl, Finkel, Franke, Schenkel, Krengel

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Fraenkel Family Origin

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Fraenkel Family Occupations

What did your Fraenkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fraenkel family was Doctor. Cabine Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fraenkel. The most common Fraenkel occupation in the USA was Cabine Maker. 33% of Fraenkel's were Cabine Makers.

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  • Cabine Maker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Doctor


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

Fraenkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fraenkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fraenkel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fraenkel. 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 Fraenkel. For the veterans among your Fraenkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fraenkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fraenkel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Fraenkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fraenkel in 1948 was 63, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fraenkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fraenkel 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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