Defreese Family History

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Defreese Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch De Fries.

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

Similar surnames: Defrees, Defreece, De Weese, Freese, De Rose, Frease, Frees, Deese

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Defreese Family Origin

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Defreese Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farmhand and Gnl Notions were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Defreese. A less common occupation for the Defreese family was Iron Miner. The most common Defreese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Defreese's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmhand

  • Gnl Notions

  • Iron Miner


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Defreese Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Defreese. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Defreese. For the veterans among your Defreese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Defreese Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Defreese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Defreese in 1940 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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