Friez Family History

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Friez Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of northern French Fries, a variant of Friche, a topographic name for someone who lived by fallow land, friche (from Old French fresche).

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

Similar surnames: Fries, Frier, Friesz, Kries, Fitz, Tritz, Kriz, Frees, Fietz, Friel

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Friez Family Origin

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Friez Family Occupations

What did your Friez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Milliner and Telegraph Instrument Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friez. A less common occupation for the Friez family was Works In Coal Mine. The most common Friez occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Friez's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Milliner

  • Telegraph Instrument Maker

  • Works In Coal Mine


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

Friez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Friez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Friez 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Friez. 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 188 military records available for the last name Friez. For the veterans among your Friez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Friez Life Expectancy

What is the average Friez lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Friez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Friez in 1968 was 82, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friez 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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