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Frisella Name Meaning

Italian: possibly from a diminutive of Fresia and hence an ethnic name for someone from Friesland, also applied as a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Ramella, Piselli, Fiscella, Rinella, Friscia, Cristello, Rella

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Where is the Frisella family from?

You can see how Frisella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frisella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Frisella families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Frisella families living in Indiana. This was about 14% of all the recorded Frisella's in the USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Frisella families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frisella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frisella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Frisella. 31% of Frisella men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Molder
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 453 census records available for the last name Frisella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frisella 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Frisella. 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 91 military records available for the last name Frisella. For the veterans among your Frisella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frisella lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Frisella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Frisella in 1953 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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