Fried Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish frid ‘peace’. Compare modern German Friede, which was sometimes chosen as a translation of the Hebrew personal name Shlomo, whose root letters are the same as those of shalom ‘peace’ (see Solomon), although in most cases it is simply an ornamental name. German: from a short form of the personal name Friedrich.

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


Similar surnames: Frid, Ried, Freud, Fries, Friedl, Rief, Friede, Trier, Fred, Friend

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Fried Family Origin

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Fried Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fried family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fried. The most common Fried occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Fried's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Fried Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Fried life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fried in 1949 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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