Frost Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname for someone of an icy and unbending disposition or who had white hair or a white beard, from Old English, Old High German, Old Norse frost ‘frost’, or in the case of the Swedish name from a byname with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Rost, Trost, Drost, Prost, Brost, Cross, Frosch, Post, Forst, Drott

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Frost Family Origin

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Frost Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Frost occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Frost's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frost. A less common occupation for the Frost family was School.

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Frost Historical Records

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Frost Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Frost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Frost in 1942 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frost

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