Freese Family History

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Freese Name Meaning

North German form of Fries 1. Dutch: variant of Frese. English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, Old French frise.

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

Similar surnames: Frees, Reese, Frese, Breese, Friese, Beese, Freise, Feese, Drees

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Freese Family Origin

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Freese Family Occupations

What did your Freese ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Freese. 80% of Freese men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Freese women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Freese were Merchant and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Aide Cult
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper

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

Freese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Freese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freese 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 Freese. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Freese. For the veterans among your Freese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freese Life Expectancy

What is the average Freese lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Freese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Freese in 1942 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freese 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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