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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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freese family was Carpenter. The most common Freese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Freese's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freese.

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Freese Historical Records

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Freese Life Expectancy

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