Frey Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vri ‘free’, ‘independent’.

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

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Frey Family Origin

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Frey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Frey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Frey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Frey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frey.

Source: Census data for Frey | Data not to scale

Frey Historical Records

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Frey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Frey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frey in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frey

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