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Fretheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads so named in Sogn, probably from a river name + heim ‘homestead’, ‘farmstead’. German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Freiheit, Nesheim, Wertheim, Oppenheim, Solheim, Prechel, Rosenheim

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Fretheim Family Origin

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Fretheim Family Occupations

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Fretheim Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Fretheim Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fretheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fretheim in 1963 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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