Frishman Family History

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Frishman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Frischman(n). Americanized spelling of German Frischmann.

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

Similar surnames: Frischman, Freshman, Fishman, Hirshman, Frieman, Fleishman, Fritchman

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Frishman Family Origin

Where is the Frishman family from?

Frishman Family Occupations

What did your Frishman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frishman occupation in the USA was Merchant. 50% of Frishman's were Merchants. Merchant and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Frishman. A less common occupation for the Frishman family was Keeping House.

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  • Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Frishman Historical Records

What Frishman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Frishman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frishman 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 488 immigration records available for the last name Frishman. 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 312 military records available for the last name Frishman. For the veterans among your Frishman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frishman Life Expectancy

What is the average Frishman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Frishman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frishman in 1944 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frishman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frishman 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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