Freiwald Family History

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Freiwald Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from places named Freiwalde, Freienwalde, or Freiwaldau.

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

Similar surnames: Grunwald, Berwald, Freitas, Reinwald, Reinfeld, Freifeld, Froiland

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Freiwald Family Origin

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Freiwald Family Occupations

What did your Freiwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Freiwald occupation in the USA was Dressmaker. 33% of Freiwald's were Dressmakers. A less common occupation for the Freiwald family was Tailor. Dressmaker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Freiwald.

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  • Dressmaker

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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

Freiwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Freiwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freiwald 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Freiwald. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Freiwald. For the veterans among your Freiwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freiwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Freiwald lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Freiwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Freiwald in 1956 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freiwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freiwald 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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