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Frede Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Old High German element frid fred ‘peace’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Freda, Free, Goede, Fede, Brede, Wrede, Trede, Friede, Diede, Fredo

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Where is the Frede family from?

You can see how Frede families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frede family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Frede families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Frede families living in Missouri. This was about 31% of all the recorded Frede's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Frede families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frede surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frede ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Frede. 22% of Frede men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Frede women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frede were Clerk and Metal Builder. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Dressmaker
  • Metal Builder
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frede. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frede 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Frede. 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 693 military records available for the last name Frede. For the veterans among your Frede ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frede lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Frede life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Frede in 1959 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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