Frans Family History

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Frans Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Frans, Dutch form of Francis.

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

Similar surnames: Frank, Franc, Frano, Frana, Franz, Crans, Krans, Brand, Frens, Franko

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Frans Family Origin

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Frans Family Occupations

What did your Frans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cutter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frans. The most common Frans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Frans's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Frans family was Church Janitor.

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  • Farmer

  • Cutter

  • Blacksmith

  • Church Janitor


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

Frans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Frans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frans 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Frans. 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 763 military records available for the last name Frans. For the veterans among your Frans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frans Life Expectancy

What is the average Frans lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frans in 1957 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frans 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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