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Friday Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Jewish Freitag; in some cases the surname may be the much rarer English cognate, from Old English friggandæg ‘Friday’, which Reaney suggests may also have been used to denote a person with a gloomy disposition.

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


Similar surnames: Fridge, Freitag, Fray, Fereday, Hiday, Frady, Priddy, Fridley, Frisby

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Friday Family Origin

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Friday Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    26%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Hunter

    16%
  • Fisherman

    11%

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friday. A less common occupation for the Friday family was Fisherman. The most common Friday occupation in Canada was Labourer. 26% of Friday's were Labourers.

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Friday Historical Records

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Friday Life Expectancy

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Famous Friday Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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