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Frame Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Black notes that ‘several persons of this name are recorded in the Commissariot Records of Campsie and of Lanark’. It is now very common in Scotland, especially around Glasgow. Jewish (of Sephardic origin): probably an Anglicized form of Ephraim.

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


Similar surnames: Frome, Prime, Cram, Fray, Fruge, Fram, Frace, Adame, Franz, Frake

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Where is the Frame family from?

You can see how Frame families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frame family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frame families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 43 Frame families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Frame's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Frame families in 1840.
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What did your Frame ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frame. 18% of Frame men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Frame women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frame were Carpenter and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Frame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frame 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Frame. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Frame. For the veterans among your Frame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frame lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Frame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Frame in 1941 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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