Friendly Family History

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Friendly Name Meaning

American translated form of German and Jewish Freundlich.

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


Similar surnames: Friend, Friedly, Friedl, Friedli, Frieder, Friday, Fried, Friedel

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Friendly Family Origin

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Friendly Family Occupations

What did your Friendly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Friendly family was Dealer In Carriages. Farmer, Merchant and Clothing Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friendly. The most common Friendly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Friendly's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • Clothing Dealer

    7%
  • Dealer In Carriages

    7%

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

Friendly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Friendly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Friendly 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Friendly. 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 Friendly. For the veterans among your Friendly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Friendly Life Expectancy

What is the average Friendly lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Friendly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Friendly in 1960 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friendly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friendly 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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