Franey Family History

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Franey Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash grove, from a collective form of Frain. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Frênay, Fresnay, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Graney, Frane, Rasey, Rabey, Fraley, Frazee, Franek, Brandy, Draney

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Franey Family Origin

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Franey Family Occupations

What did your Franey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Franey. 4% of Franey men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Franey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Franey were Adverting Artist and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Pharmacist
    3%
  • Adverting Artist
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Housekeeper
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%

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

Franey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Franey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franey 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 Franey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Franey. For the veterans among your Franey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franey Life Expectancy

What is the average Franey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Franey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Franey in 1945 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franey 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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