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Frisch Family History

Frisch Surname Meaning

German and Scandinavian: from a medieval personal name a pet form of Friedrich . German: nickname for someone who was handsome cheerful or energetic Middle High German vrisch. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German frisch Yiddish frish ‘fresh’. Compare Frish .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fisch, Risch, Frosch, Frasch, Krisch, Kresch, Raisch, Fersch, Rusch

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Where is the Frisch family from?

You can see how Frisch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frisch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Frisch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Frisch families living in Alberta. This was about 85% of all the recorded Frisch's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Frisch families in 1911.
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What did your Frisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Frisch. 100% of Frisch men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Frisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frisch 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Frisch. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Frisch. For the veterans among your Frisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frisch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Frisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Frisch in 1950 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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