Frere Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer 1. French (Frère): from frère ‘brother’, used as a byname for the younger of two brothers.

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


Similar surnames: Freres, Free, Pere, Brede, Frese, Fugere, Grewe, Freyre, Freye, Ree

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Frere Family Origin

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Frere Family Occupations

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  • Instituteur

    50%
  • Cordonnier

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Relijieur Ins.

    17%

In 1881, the most common Frere occupation in Canada was Instituteur. 50% of Frere's were Instituteurs. Instituteur, Cordonnier and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frere. A less common occupation for the Frere family was Relijieur Ins..

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Frere Historical Records

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Frere Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Frere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Frere in 1963 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frere

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