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Frisina Family History

Frisina Name Meaning

from a diminutive of Fresia and hence an ethnic name for someone from Friesland, also applied as a personal name. possibly a variant of Frosina, from a reduced form of the Greek personal name Euphrosyne ‘joy’, ‘happiness’.

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


Similar surnames: Frisella, Cristina, Krishna, Friscia, Fradin, Fina, Rosin, Faison

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Where is the Frisina family from?

You can see how Frisina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frisina family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Frisina families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Frisina family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Frisina's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Frisina families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frisina surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frisina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frisina. 32% of Frisina men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Frisina women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frisina were Painter and Dress Operator.

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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
    32%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Folder
    14%
  • Laundress
    14%
  • Dress Operator
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frisina. 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 268 military records available for the last name Frisina. For the veterans among your Frisina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frisina lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frisina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Frisina in 1957 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

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