Frederick Family History

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Frederick Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + ric ‘power’, introduced into England from France by the Normans. See also Friedrich.

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

Similar surnames: Fredrick, Friedrich, Frederico, Dederick, Roderick, Frederic, Orrick

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Frederick Family Origin

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Frederick Family Occupations

What did your Frederick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Frederick occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Frederick's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frederick. A less common occupation for the Frederick family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Mason

  • Tailor


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

Frederick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 165,000 census records available for the last name Frederick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frederick 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Frederick. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Frederick. For the veterans among your Frederick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frederick Life Expectancy

What is the average Frederick lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Frederick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Frederick in 1940 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frederick 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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