Freihofer Family History

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Freihofer Name Meaning

German (also Freihöfer): status name for an owner of a farm that was free of feudal obligations, from Middle High German fri ‘free’ + hof ‘farm’, farmyard‘.

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

Similar surnames: Freier, Reifer, Freiberg, Friedhoff, Reiher, Freshour, Reiser, Reiber

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Freihofer Family Origin

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Freihofer Family Occupations

What did your Freihofer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Freihofer occupation in the USA was Mason. 100% of Freihofer's were Masons.

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  • Mason


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

Freihofer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 482 census records available for the last name Freihofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freihofer 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Freihofer. 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 285 military records available for the last name Freihofer. For the veterans among your Freihofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freihofer Life Expectancy

What is the average Freihofer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Freihofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Freihofer in 1964 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freihofer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freihofer 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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