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Frizzell Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname from Old French fresel frisel ‘lace ribbon braid brooch frill ruff’ for someone with an ornate style of dress or ‘object of little value’ (a diminutive of frese of ancient Germanic origin). Scottish: from Anglo-Norman French fresel ‘strawberry’ an alternative form of Fraser .

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

Similar surnames: Grizzell, Riddell, Grizzle, Uzzell, Friebel, Ritzel, Crispell

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Where is the Frizzell family from?

You can see how Frizzell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frizzell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frizzell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 52 Frizzell families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Frizzell's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Frizzell families in 1911.
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What did your Frizzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Frizzell. 55% of Frizzell men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Frizzell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frizzell were Pump Black Maker and Nurse. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Farmers Son
  • Pump Black Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Frizzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frizzell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frizzell. 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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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Frizzell. For the veterans among your Frizzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frizzell lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Frizzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Frizzell in 1949 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

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