Freehling Family History

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Freehling Name Meaning

Variant spelling of North German Frie(h)ling, a nickname for a serf who had been freed, Middle Low German vrilink, or a habitational name from a place called Frielingen. Alternatively it could be a respelling of South German Frühling meaning ‘spring’, the season (from früh ‘early’ + the suffix -ling denoting affiliation).

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

Similar surnames: Frieling, Fehling, Fruhling, Fehring, Creveling, Froehling, Breitling

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Freehling Family Origin

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Freehling Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Freehling occupation in the USA was Segar Maker. 100% of Freehling's were Segar Makers.

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Freehling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 950 census records available for the last name Freehling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freehling 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Freehling. 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 377 military records available for the last name Freehling. For the veterans among your Freehling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freehling Life Expectancy

What is the average Freehling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Freehling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Freehling in 1959 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freehling

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