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Frisco Family History

Frisco Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from a reduced form of the personal name Francisco (Spanish) or Francesco (Italian; but here from the Latin form Franciscus).

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


Similar surnames: Fresco, Prisco, Cisco, Fisco, Frisch, Frigo, Franco, Cristo, Fusco

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Where is the Frisco family from?

You can see how Frisco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frisco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Frisco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Frisco families living in Wisconsin. This was about 38% of all the recorded Frisco's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Frisco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frisco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frisco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frisco. 29% of Frisco men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Frisco women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frisco were Mechanic and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Cigar Maker
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 885 immigration records available for the last name Frisco. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Frisco. For the veterans among your Frisco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frisco lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Frisco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Frisco in 1956 was 63, and 69 in 2004.

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