Frye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fry. North German: variant of Frey.

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


Similar surnames: Fry, Fryer, Faye, Free, Flye, Frie, Freye, Crye, Fye, Foye

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Frye Family Origin

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Frye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Frye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Frye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Frye family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frye.

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Frye Historical Records

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Frye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Frye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Frye in 1940 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frye

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