Freeborn Family History

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Freeborn Name Meaning

English: term of status for someone who was born a free man (from Old English freo ‘free’ + boren ‘born’), rather than a serf emancipated in late life. Compare Freedman.

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

Similar surnames: Freebairn, Freer, Freebern, Feuerborn, Freelove, Creedon, Welborn

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Freeborn Family Origin

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Freeborn Family Occupations

What did your Freeborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freeborn. A less common occupation for the Freeborn family was Clerk. The most common Freeborn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Freeborn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • School

  • Clerk


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Freeborn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Freeborn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Freeborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freeborn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Freeborn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Freeborn. For the veterans among your Freeborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freeborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Freeborn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Freeborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Freeborn in 1948 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freeborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freeborn 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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