Freiheit Family History

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Freiheit Name Meaning

either a nickname or an occupational name, from Middle High German vriheit ‘tramp’, ‘vagrant’; ‘court usher’. habitational name from any of various places in northern Germany named Freiheit (literally ‘freedom’), originally a topographic name for an area which had been granted immunity, as for example a cathedral, castle, or diocese.

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

Similar surnames: Fretheim, Freiberg, Weiher, Freier, Fecher, Preiser, Frechette

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Freiheit Family Origin

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Freiheit Family Occupations

What did your Freiheit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Freiheit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Freiheit's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Freiheit family was Washing. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Freiheit.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Washing


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

Freiheit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Freiheit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freiheit 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Freiheit. 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 Freiheit. For the veterans among your Freiheit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freiheit Life Expectancy

What is the average Freiheit lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Freiheit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Freiheit in 1943 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freiheit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freiheit 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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