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Freilich Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with a cheerful disposition, from Middle High German vrilich ‘open’, Yiddish freylekh ‘happy’, ‘cheerful’. In modern German, the word freilich has become specialized as an adverb meaning ‘certainly’, but the surname is most probably from the older adjectival sense. As a Jewish surname it can also be ornamental. In America there has been some confusion with Froehlich.

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


Similar surnames: Redlich, Froehlich, Frelich, Heimlich, Greulich, Freiling, Fenrich

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Freilich Family Occupations

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Freilich Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Freilich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Freilich in 1960 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

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