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Frieman Name Meaning

Americanized form of Jewish Freiman . Americanized form of North German Friemann: northern variant of Freimann (see Freiman ).

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


Similar surnames: Friedman, Freeman, Fairman, Frishman, Freedman, Rieman, Trueman

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Where is the Frieman family from?

You can see how Frieman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frieman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Frieman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Frieman families living in Quebec. This was about 43% of all the recorded Frieman's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Frieman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frieman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frieman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Frieman. 19% of Frieman men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Frieman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frieman were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Finisher
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Frieman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frieman 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 863 immigration records available for the last name Frieman. 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 283 military records available for the last name Frieman. For the veterans among your Frieman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frieman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2002, in the United States, Frieman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Frieman in 1940 was 32, and 83 in 2002.

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