Freund Family History

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Freund Name Meaning

German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Freud, Friend, Braun, Grund, Feind, Grand, Fund, Brenn, Freis, Fruth

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Freund Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Freund name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Freund. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    34%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • European Jewish

    11%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

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Freund Family Origin

Where is the Freund family from?

Freund Family Occupations

What did your Freund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freund family was Tailor. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freund. The most common Freund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Freund's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Freund Historical Records

What Freund family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Freund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freund 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Freund. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Freund. For the veterans among your Freund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freund Life Expectancy

What is the average Freund lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Freund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Freund in 1947 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freund

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freund 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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