Fred Family History

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Fred Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from fred ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Frid, Freda, Fried, Fredin, Freud, Frede, Fredo, Frew, Frey, Free

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Fred Family Origin

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Fred Family Occupations

What did your Fred ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fred occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Fred's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fred family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fred.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Works On Farm

    3%

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

Fred Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fred Life Expectancy

What is the average Fred lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fred life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fred in 1953 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fred

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fred 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 Fred Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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