Froebel Family History

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Froebel Name Meaning

from a pet form of a personal name formed with the first element Old High German fro ‘swift’, ‘happy’. in some cases, possibly a nickname from Sorbian wrobel ‘sparrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Friebel, Robel, Roedel, Goebel, Rebel, Rubel, Koebel, Froehle, Roubal

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Froebel Family Origin

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Froebel Family Occupations

What did your Froebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Froebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Froebel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Froebel family was Custom Tailor. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Froebel.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Custom Tailor

    13%

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

Froebel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Froebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Froebel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Froebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Froebel in 1962 was 84, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Froebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Froebel 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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