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Frease Family History

Frease Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fries, Friess, or Friese.

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


Similar surnames: Freas, Freise, Trease, Freese, Frese, Spease, Creaser, Breese, Preast

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Where is the Frease family from?

You can see how Frease families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frease family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frease families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Frease families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 69% of all the recorded Frease's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Frease families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frease surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frease ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Frease. 40% of Frease men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Frease women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frease were Lawyer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Lawyer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frease. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frease 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Frease. 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 530 military records available for the last name Frease. For the veterans among your Frease ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frease lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Frease life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frease in 1944 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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