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Freedman Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): status name in the feudal system for a serf who had been freed. Jewish (American): Americanized form of Friedmann (see Fried).

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


Similar surnames: Friedman, Fredman, Freidman, Freiman, Freyman, Frieman, Fieldman

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Freedman Family Origin

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Freedman Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    19%
  • Pawnbroker

    12%
  • General Dealer

    7%
  • Glazier

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Freedman family was Glazier. The most common Freedman occupation in the UK was Tailor. 19% of Freedman's were Tailors. Tailor, Pawnbroker and General Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freedman.

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Freedman Historical Records

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Freedman Life Expectancy

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