Friese Family History

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Friese Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Fries.

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

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Friese Family Origin

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Friese Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Retail Grocer

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friese. A less common occupation for the Friese family was Shoemaker. The most common Friese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Friese's were Farmers.

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Friese Historical Records

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Friese Life Expectancy

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