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Freese Name Meaning

North German form of Fries 1. Dutch: variant of Frese. English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, Old French frise.

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


Similar surnames: Frees, Reese, Frese, Breese, Friese, Beese, Freise, Feese, Drees

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Freese Family Origin

Where is the Freese family from?

Freese Family Occupations

What did your Freese ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Freese occupation in the UK was Exchange & Dese Broker. 11% of Freese's were Exchange & Dese Brokers. A less common occupation for the Freese family was Major Genrl Madras Infty Active List. Exchange & Dese Broker, Graduate Tutor & Literary and Lodging House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freese.

View Census data for Freese | Data not to scale

  • Exchange & Dese Broker

    11%
  • Graduate Tutor & Literary

    11%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    11%
  • Major Genrl Madras Infty Active List

    11%

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

Freese Historical Records

What Freese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Freese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freese census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Freese

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Freese. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Freese. For the veterans among your Freese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freese Life Expectancy

What is the average Freese lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Freese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Freese in 1942 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freese 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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