Frein Family History

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Frein Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Severin. This was the name of two saints in particular: the first was an early bishop of Cologne (died c. 400); the second was a missionary in the Roman province of Noricum (Austria), who died in 482.

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

Similar surnames: Krein, Rein, Uren, Wein, Dein, Firmin, Grein, Reis, Thein, Fehn

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Frein Family Origin

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Frein Family Occupations

What did your Frein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frein occupation in the USA was Stone Mason. 44% of Frein's were Stone Masons. Stone Mason, Cook In Res. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frein. A less common occupation for the Frein family was Keeping House.

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  • Stone Mason

  • Cook In Res.

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Frein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Frein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frein 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Frein. 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 336 military records available for the last name Frein. For the veterans among your Frein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frein Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Frein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frein in 1965 was 60, and 101 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frein 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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