Frels Family History

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Frels Name Meaning

German: variant of Freels.

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


Similar surnames: Frees, Riels, Fels, Freels, Frens, Freeh, Friess, Reis, Freis, Preus

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Frels Family Origin

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Frels Family Occupations

What did your Frels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frels. A less common occupation for the Frels family was Lawyer. The most common Frels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Frels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • House Keeper

    8%
  • Lawyer

    8%

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

Frels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Frels Life Expectancy

What is the average Frels lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Frels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Frels in 1958 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frels 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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