Frueh Family History

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Frueh Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Früh): from Middle High German vruo ‘early’, applied as a nickname for an early riser or, more likely, used ironically for a sloth, and sometimes for a child born before or very early in the marriage.

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


Similar surnames: Fruth, Ruch, Frech, Gruen, Brush, Free, Bruehl, Bruen, Frey, Reeh

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Frueh Family Origin

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Frueh Family Occupations

What did your Frueh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frueh. 31% of Frueh men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Frueh women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frueh were Machinist and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Leather Worker
    16%
  • Machinist
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    50%
  • Maid
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Frueh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Frueh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frueh 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Frueh. 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 442 military records available for the last name Frueh. For the veterans among your Frueh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frueh Life Expectancy

What is the average Frueh lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Frueh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Frueh in 1954 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frueh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frueh 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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