Fraas Name Meaning

German: derogatory nickname for a glutton, from Middle Low German vras, Middle High German vraz ‘muck’.

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


Similar surnames: Frack, Grass, Krass, Krans, Kraus, Raak, Brass, Fass, Laas, Faas

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Fraas Family Origin

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Fraas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Caprenter

    9%
  • Carpet Fitter

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Fraas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Fraas's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Caprenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fraas. A less common occupation for the Fraas family was Carpet Fitter.

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Fraas Historical Records

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Fraas Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Fraas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fraas in 1959 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fraas

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