Frisch Family History

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Frisch Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Friedrich. See also Fritz. German: nickname for someone who was handsome, cheerful, or energetic, Middle High German vrisch. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from modern German frisch, Yiddish frish ‘fresh’.

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


Similar surnames: Fisch, Risch, Frosch, Frasch, Krisch, Kresch, Raisch, Fersch, Rusch

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Frisch Family Origin

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Frisch Family Occupations

What did your Frisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frisch family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frisch. The most common Frisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Frisch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Frisch Historical Records

What Frisch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frisch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Frisch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Frisch. 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 Frisch. For the veterans among your Frisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Frisch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Frisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Frisch in 1950 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frisch 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.

Famous Frisch Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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