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Frater Name Meaning

French and Hungarian (Fráter): status name for a member a religious order, especially a mendicant order; alternatively, possibly a nickname for a pious person or for someone employed in a monastery, from a Latinized form of Old French fratre ‘brother’, Hungarian fráter (from Latin frater).

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


Similar surnames: Prater, Grater, Cater, Frate, Feather, Tranter, Bater, Rater, Frayer

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Frater Family Origin

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Frater Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Brick Maker

    3%
  • Cattle Dealer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Frater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Frater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Frater family was Cattle Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frater.

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Frater Historical Records

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Frater Life Expectancy

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