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Froman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fromman or Frommann from Fromm with the addition of Yiddish man or German Mann ‘man’. Americanized form of German Frohmann (see Frohman ) or of its cognate Frommann. In some cases possibly also an altered form of Dutch Vroman .

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

Similar surnames: Frohman, Fromm, Rozman, Florman, From, Artman, Urman, Ortman, Broman

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Where is the Froman family from?

You can see how Froman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Froman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Froman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 35 Froman families living in Ontario. This was about 69% of all the recorded Froman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Froman families in 1911.
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What did your Froman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Froman. 66% of Froman 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
  • Labourer
  • Cultivateur
  • Merchant
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Passenger Lists

There are 996 immigration records available for the last name Froman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Froman. For the veterans among your Froman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Froman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Froman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Froman in 1960 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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