Fray Name Meaning

French (Alsace): Frenchified form of German Frey. French and English: from an Old French personal name Fray, of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ray, Gray, Fay, Rey, Bray, Pray, Fry, Dray, Wray, Frary

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Fray Family Origin

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Fray Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Fray occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Fray's were Labourers. Labourer, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fray. A less common occupation for the Fray family was Blacksmith.

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Fray Historical Records

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Fray Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Fray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fray in 1955 was 74, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fray

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