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Fron Surname Meaning

Polish (mainly Froń): from the Greek female personal name Euphronē composed of the elements eu ‘good’ and phrenos ‘mind’. French: from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Frodon citation form of Frodo based on the ancient Germanic element frod ‘wise sensible’.

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


Similar surnames: Faron, Tron, Troy, Hron, Finn, Oran, Wren, Cron, Kron, Moon

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Where is the Fron family from?

You can see how Fron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Fron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Fron families living in British Columbia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Fron's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Fron families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fron. 39% of Fron men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Fron women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fron were Salesman and Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fron 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Fron. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Fron. For the veterans among your Fron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fron lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Fron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fron in 1961 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

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