Frech Family History

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Frech Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname from Middle High German vrech ‘eager’, ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Krech, Ruch, Rech, Pech, Frisch, Drach, Fersch, Fruth, Freis, Frosch

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Frech Family Origin

Where is the Frech family from?

Frech Family Occupations

What did your Frech ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Machinist and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Frech. 17% of Frech men worked as a Machinist and 40% of Frech women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frech were Decorator and Telephone Oper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Machinist
  • Baker
  • Butcher
  • Decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Telephone Oper

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

Frech Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Frech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frech 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frech. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Frech. For the veterans among your Frech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frech Life Expectancy

What is the average Frech lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Frech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frech in 1960 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frech 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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