Friess Family History

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Friess Name Meaning

German: variant of Fries.

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

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Friess Family Origin

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Friess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping Saloon

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Bandsman

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Friess family was Bandsman. Farmer, Keeping Saloon and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friess. The most common Friess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Friess's were Farmers.

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Friess Historical Records

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Friess Life Expectancy

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Famous Friess Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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