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Fread Name Meaning

Jewish (American) or German: Americanized spelling of Fried.

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

Similar surnames: Freed, Freid, Freud, Frease, Field, Freet, Freel, Preas, Friend

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Fread Family Origin

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Fread Family Occupations

What did your Fread ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fread family was Keeping House. Farmer, At Home and Fish Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fread. The most common Fread occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Fread's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Fish Dealer

  • Keeping House


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

Fread Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fread. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fread 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Fread. 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 615 military records available for the last name Fread. For the veterans among your Fread ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fread Life Expectancy

What is the average Fread lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fread life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fread in 1944 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fread

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fread 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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