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Free Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): nickname or status name from Old English freo ‘free(-born)’, i.e. not a serf. North German: topographic or habitational name from a place named Frede or Frede(n). North German: nickname from a variant of Middle Low German wred ‘crooked’.

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

Similar surnames: Freer, Ree, Frey, Fey, Furse, Freel, Tree, Frye, Creed, Frede

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Free Family Origin

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Free Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Free. 50% of Free men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Free women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Free were Labourer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Clerk

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

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Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Free. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Free 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Free. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Free. For the veterans among your Free ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Free Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Free life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Free in 1940 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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