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Freeman Name Meaning

English: variant of Free. Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery). In New England, an English equivalent of French Foissy (see Foisy). Translation of German Freimann (see Freiman).

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


Similar surnames: Freyman, Frieman, Freiman, Beeman, Redman, Feeman, Freedman, Fleeman

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Freeman Family Origin

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Freeman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freeman family was Farming. The most common Freeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Freeman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freeman.

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Freeman Historical Records

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Freeman Life Expectancy

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Famous Freeman Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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