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Froehlich Name Meaning

German (mainly Fröhlich) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Fröhlich): nickname for a person with a cheerful temperament from German fröhlich ‘happy cheerful’ (a derivative of froh ‘happy’ Middle High German frō). The surname Fröhlich is also found in some other European countries e.g. in the Czechia Poland and Slovenia. Compare Frelich Froelich Frohlich and Frolich .

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

Similar surnames: Freilich, Redlich, Frohlich, Froehle, Hoeflich, Freehling, Greulich

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Where is the Froehlich family from?

You can see how Froehlich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Froehlich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Froehlich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Froehlich families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Froehlich's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Froehlich families in 1911.
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What did your Froehlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Froehlich. 100% of Froehlich 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
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Froehlich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Froehlich 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Froehlich. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Froehlich. For the veterans among your Froehlich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Froehlich lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Froehlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Froehlich in 1947 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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