Freshley Family History

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Freshley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Fröschli or Fröschle, diminutives of Frosch.

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


Similar surnames: Kressley, Frensley, Cressey, Pressley, Gressley, Dresher, Freedle

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Freshley Family Origin

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Freshley Family Occupations

What did your Freshley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freshley family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freshley. The most common Freshley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Freshley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeps House

    9%

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

Freshley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Freshley Life Expectancy

What is the average Freshley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Freshley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Freshley in 1963 was 88, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freshley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freshley 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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