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Friday Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Jewish Freitag; in some cases the surname may be the much rarer English cognate, from Old English friggandæg ‘Friday’, which Reaney suggests may also have been used to denote a person with a gloomy disposition.

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

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Friday Family Origin

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Friday Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Friday family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friday. The most common Friday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Friday's were Farmers.

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Friday Historical Records

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Friday Life Expectancy

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Famous Friday Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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