Frees Family History

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Frees Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Frese or German Fries, ethnic names for someone from Friesland.

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

Similar surnames: Freese, Fries, Freer, Friese, Freas, Frens, Rees, Fees, Drees, Freis

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Frees Family Origin

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Frees Family Occupations

What did your Frees ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frees family was Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frees. The most common Frees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Frees's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Frees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Frees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frees 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frees. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Frees. For the veterans among your Frees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frees Life Expectancy

What is the average Frees lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Frees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Frees in 1948 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frees 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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