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 1881, a less common occupation for the Franey family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Dock Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franey. The most common Franey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Franey's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Dock Labourer

  • Joiner

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Franey Historical Records

What Franey family records will you find?

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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