Frere Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Freres, Free, Pere, Brede, Frese, Fugere, Grewe, Freyre, Freye, Ree

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Frere Family Origin

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Frere Family Occupations

What did your Frere ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Druggist

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Hawker

    10%

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

Frere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frere census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Frere

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Frere. 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 Frere. For the veterans among your Frere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frere Life Expectancy

What is the average Frere lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frere 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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