Frye Family History

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Frye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fry. North German: variant of Frey.

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

Similar surnames: Fry, Fryer, Faye, Free, Flye, Frie, Freye, Crye, Fye, Foye

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Frye Family Origin

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Frye Family Occupations

What did your Frye ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Frye. 47% of Frye men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Electrician
  • Sect Lab
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer

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

Frye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Frye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frye 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Frye. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Frye. For the veterans among your Frye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frye Life Expectancy

What is the average Frye lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Frye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Frye in 1940 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frye 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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