Fraley Family History

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Fraley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Frohlich.

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


Similar surnames: Frailey, Graley, Franey, Friley, Fralix, Frady, Feagley, Rabey, Fray

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Fraley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fraley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fraley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    54%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Fraley Family Origin

Where is the Fraley family from?

Fraley Family Occupations

What did your Fraley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Comb Maker, Commercial Traveller To A Miller and Engineer To Prison (E&M) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fraley. A less common occupation for the Fraley family was Hawker. The most common Fraley occupation in the UK was Comb Maker. 17% of Fraley's were Comb Makers.

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  • Comb Maker

    17%
  • Commercial Traveller To A Miller

    17%
  • Engineer To Prison (E&M)

    17%
  • Hawker

    17%

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

Fraley Historical Records

What Fraley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Fraley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fraley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fraley. 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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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Fraley. For the veterans among your Fraley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fraley Life Expectancy

What is the average Fraley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fraley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fraley in 1942 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fraley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fraley 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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