Frei Family History

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Frei Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man in the feudal system, a variant of Frey.

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

Similar surnames: Frey, Free, Brei, Freis, Frein, Preis, Oren, Orem, Rey, Frenz

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Frei Family Origin

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Frei Family Occupations

What did your Frei ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frei. A less common occupation for the Frei family was Baker. The most common Frei occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Frei's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker


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

Frei Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Frei. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frei 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Frei. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Frei. For the veterans among your Frei ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frei Life Expectancy

What is the average Frei lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Frei life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frei in 1946 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frei

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frei 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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