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Freeman Name Meaning

English: variant of Free. Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery). In New England, an English equivalent of French Foissy (see Foisy). Translation of German Freimann (see Freiman).

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


Similar surnames: Freyman, Frieman, Freiman, Beeman, Redman, Feeman, Freedman, Fleeman

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Freeman Family Origin

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Freeman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Lumberman

    5%
  • Student

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Freeman family was Student. The most common Freeman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Freeman's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Lumberman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freeman.

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Freeman Historical Records

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Freeman Life Expectancy

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Famous Freeman Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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