Frehner Family History

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Frehner Name Meaning

South German and Swiss: metronymic from the female personal name Frene or an occupational name meaning ‘bondsman of a woman called Frene’. The name is testified in old documents as the name of St. Verena of Zurzach in Aargau, Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Fenner, Zehner, Rohner, Dreher, Freier, Reiner, Brenner, Rehmer

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Frehner Family Origin

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Frehner Family Occupations

What did your Frehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Minister Of The Gospel were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Frehner. The most common Frehner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Frehner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Minister Of The Gospel

    50%

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Frehner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Frehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Frehner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Frehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Frehner in 1963 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frehner 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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