Fryer Family History

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Fryer Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer. German: variant spelling of Freier.

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

Similar surnames: Frye, Frier, Freyer, Cryer, Pryer, Frayer, Bryer, Dryer, Freer, Payer

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Fryer Family Origin

Where is the Fryer family from?

Fryer Family Occupations

What did your Fryer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fryer. A less common occupation for the Fryer family was Domestic. The most common Fryer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 11% of Fryer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Servant

  • Domestic


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fryer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fryer Historical Records

What Fryer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fryer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fryer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fryer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fryer. For the veterans among your Fryer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fryer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fryer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fryer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fryer in 1940 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fryer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fryer 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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