Frey Family History

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Frey Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vri ‘free’, ‘independent’.

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


Similar surnames: Frei, Free, Fey, Krey, Rey, Fry, Prey, Brey, Treu, Urey

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Frey Family Origin

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Frey Family Occupations

What did your Frey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Frey. 68% of Frey men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Frey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frey were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    68%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    38%
  • Teacher
    38%
  • Stenographer
    25%

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

Frey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 148,000 census records available for the last name Frey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frey 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Frey. 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 44,000 military records available for the last name Frey. For the veterans among your Frey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frey Life Expectancy

What is the average Frey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Frey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frey in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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