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Friske Name Meaning

German: presumably a derivative of Fries, perhaps related to Friesecke.

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


Similar surnames: Fricke, Briske, Friese, Frickey, Rike, Freise, Riske, Proske, Fenske

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Friske Family Origin

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Friske Family Occupations

What did your Friske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Friske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Friske's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Friske family was Clerk In Freight Office. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friske.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Brass Finisher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clerk In Freight Office

    7%

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

Friske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Friske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Friske 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Friske. 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 Friske. For the veterans among your Friske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Friske Life Expectancy

What is the average Friske lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Friske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Friske in 1962 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friske 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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