Frierson Family History

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Frierson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Frier (see Freer 1).

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


Similar surnames: Grierson, Pierson, Anderson, Gregson, Ritson, Simerson, Giberson

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Frierson Family Origin

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Frierson Family Occupations

What did your Frierson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frierson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Frierson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frierson. A less common occupation for the Frierson family was Farm Hand.

View Census data for Frierson | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Frierson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frierson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frierson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Frierson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Frierson. For the veterans among your Frierson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Frierson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Frierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Frierson in 1941 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frierson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frierson 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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