Frieling Family History

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Frieling Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish friling ‘spring’, or a Yiddishized form of Fruhling. German: from a status name meaning ‘free man’ (as opposed to bondsman in the feudal system), Middle High German vriling ‘free man’. German: habitational name from any of several places named Frieling. German: variant of Frühling (see Fruhling).

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

Similar surnames: Fruhling, Freehling, Fryling, Rolling, Kiesling, Freeling, Riling

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Frieling Family Origin

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Frieling Family Occupations

What did your Frieling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frieling family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frieling. The most common Frieling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Frieling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labor


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Frieling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Frieling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frieling 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Frieling. 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 418 military records available for the last name Frieling. For the veterans among your Frieling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frieling Life Expectancy

What is the average Frieling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Frieling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Frieling in 1962 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frieling ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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