Frizzell Family History

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Frizzell Name Meaning

nickname for someone who affected an ornate style of dress, from Old French frisel, fresel ‘decoration’, ‘ribbon’, ‘tassel’, ‘fringe’ (a diminutive of frese, of Germanic origin). Anglicized form of Friseal, Scottish Gaelic 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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Frizzell Family Origin

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Frizzell Family Occupations

What did your Frizzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Going To School, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frizzell. The most common Frizzell occupation in Canada was Going To School. 33% of Frizzell's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Frizzell family was Cooper.

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  • Going To School

    33%
  • Labourer

    19%
  • School

    14%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Frizzell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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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Frizzell Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frizzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frizzell 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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