Frere Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer 1. French (Frère): from frère ‘brother’, used as a byname for the younger of two brothers.

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

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Frere Family Origin

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Frere Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Druggist

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Hawker

    10%

In 1880, the most common Frere occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Frere's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Frere family was Hawker. Carpenter, Druggist and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frere.

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Frere Historical Records

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Frere Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Frere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Frere in 1963 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frere

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