Frayer Family History

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Frayer Name Meaning

Variant of English Freer or Americanized form of French Frere.

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


Similar surnames: Grayer, Fayer, Fryer, Brayer, Frater, Cryer, Rayer, Fraser, Graver

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Frayer Family Origin

Where is the Frayer family from?

Frayer Family Occupations

What did your Frayer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frayer family was Farming. The most common Frayer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Frayer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frayer.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Frayer Historical Records

What Frayer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Frayer

Passenger List

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

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Frayer Life Expectancy

What is the average Frayer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Frayer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Frayer in 1953 was 82, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frayer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frayer 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.

Famous Frayer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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