Fratus Family History

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Fratus Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered form of Portuguese Freitas. The name has been common in New England since the early 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Bratt, Frates, Feltus, Grames, Fries, Pratt, Draus, Frans, Frater

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Fratus Family Origin

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Fratus Family Occupations

What did your Fratus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fratus occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Fratus's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fratus family was Fisherman. Laborer, Sailor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fratus.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Sailor

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%

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

Fratus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fratus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fratus 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 Fratus. 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 Fratus. For the veterans among your Fratus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fratus Life Expectancy

What is the average Fratus lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fratus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fratus in 1956 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fratus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fratus 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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