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Fread Name Meaning

Jewish (American) or German: Americanized spelling of Fried.

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

Similar surnames: Freed, Freid, Freud, Frease, Field, Freet, Freel, Preas, Friend

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Fread Family Origin

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Fread Family Occupations

What did your Fread ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fread. 22% of Fread men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Fread women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fread were Mechanic and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Public School
  • Laborer
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fread Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fread. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fread 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Fread. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 615 military records available for the last name Fread. For the veterans among your Fread ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fread Life Expectancy

What is the average Fread lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fread life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fread in 1944 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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