Frias Family History

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Frias Name Meaning

Spanish (Frías) and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Teruel, so called from the feminine plural form of the adjective frío ‘cold’ (Latin frigidus); a noun such as aguas ‘waters’ or fuentes ‘springs’ has been lost.

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

Similar surnames: Trias, Farias, Ribas, Rios, Fries, Urias, Arias, Rivas, Bias, Ris

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Frias Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Frias name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • France


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Frias Family Origin

Where is the Frias family from?

Frias Family Occupations

What did your Frias ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Farm Hand and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frias. A less common occupation for the Frias family was Fisherman. The most common Frias occupation in the USA was Baker. 10% of Frias's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Farm Hand

  • Farmer

  • Fisherman


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

Frias Historical Records

What Frias family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Frias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frias 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Frias. 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 Frias. For the veterans among your Frias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frias Life Expectancy

What is the average Frias lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Frias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Frias in 1949 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frias 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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