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Freiman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German frei ‘free’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Freimann: from Middle High German vrīman ‘free man’ status name in the feudal system for a free man as opposed to a bondman or serf. See also Freier . Americanized form of German Freimann: habitational name from a place called Freimann in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Freyman, Freidman, Fredman, Reitman, Froman, Frohman, Freitag

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Where is the Freiman family from?

You can see how Freiman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Freiman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Freiman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Freiman families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Freiman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Freiman families in 1911.
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What did your Freiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Freiman. 16% of Freiman men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Freiman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Freiman were Clerk and Manager. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Manager
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Freiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freiman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Freiman. 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 Cards

There are 707 military records available for the last name Freiman. For the veterans among your Freiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Freiman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Freiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Freiman in 1949 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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