Frier Family History

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Frier Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer 1. North German: from a reduced form of Frieder. Danish: of uncertain origin; possibly the same as 2.

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

Similar surnames: Fryer, Brier, Friel, Fries, Freer, Friar, Prier, Fried, Trier, Freier

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Frier Family Origin

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Frier Family Occupations

What did your Frier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frier. A less common occupation for the Frier family was Labourer. The most common Frier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Frier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer Son

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Frier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Frier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Frier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Frier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Frier. For the veterans among your Frier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frier Life Expectancy

What is the average Frier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Frier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Frier in 1962 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frier 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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