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Fritter Name Meaning

English: variant of Fretter, an occupational name for a maker of ornaments (especially for the hair) consisting of jewels set in a lattice network, from an agent derivative of Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work’.

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


Similar surnames: Flitter, Trotter, Fricker, Rotter, Whitter, Ritter, Rutter, Gritter

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Fritter Family Origin

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Fritter Family Occupations

What did your Fritter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Atty At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fritter. A less common occupation for the Fritter family was Farmer & School Teacher. The most common Fritter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Fritter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    24%
  • Atty At Law

    5%
  • Farmer & School Teacher

    5%

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

Fritter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fritter Life Expectancy

What is the average Fritter lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fritter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fritter in 1960 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fritter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fritter 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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