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Frans Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Frans, Dutch form of Francis.

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

Similar surnames: Frank, Franc, Frano, Frana, Franz, Crans, Krans, Brand, Frens, Franko

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Where is the Frans family from?

You can see how Frans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frans family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frans families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 23 Frans families living in Lancashire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Frans's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Frans families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frans ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plater Shipbuilding and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Frans. 100% of Frans men worked as a Plater Shipbuilding and 100% of Frans women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Plater Shipbuilding

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Frans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frans census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Frans. 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 Cards

There are 763 military records available for the last name Frans. For the veterans among your Frans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frans lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frans in 1957 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

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