Friesner Family History

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Friesner Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name from a place in eastern Germany named Friesen. occupational name for a builder of dikes (see Fries 2).

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


Similar surnames: Wiesner, Risner, Frehner, Riester, Rieser, Bliesner, Fieser, Dresner

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Friesner Family Origin

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Friesner Family Occupations

What did your Friesner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Friesner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Friesner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and C. P. Judge were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friesner. A less common occupation for the Friesner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • C. P. Judge

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Friesner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Friesner Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Friesner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Friesner in 1944 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friesner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friesner 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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