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Frasher Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Fraser . Possibly an altered form of German Fratzscher (see Frutchey ).

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


Similar surnames: Frashier, Frasier, Fraser, Frazier, Brasher, Flasher, Fraiser

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Where is the Frasher family from?

You can see how Frasher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frasher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frasher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 21 Frasher families living in London. This was about 55% of all the recorded Frasher's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Frasher families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frasher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frasher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Frasher. 100% of Frasher 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Frasher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frasher 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 471 immigration records available for the last name Frasher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Frasher. For the veterans among your Frasher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frasher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frasher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Frasher in 1957 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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