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Freilich Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with a cheerful disposition, from Middle High German vrilich ‘open’, Yiddish freylekh ‘happy’, ‘cheerful’. In modern German, the word freilich has become specialized as an adverb meaning ‘certainly’, but the surname is most probably from the older adjectival sense. As a Jewish surname it can also be ornamental. In America there has been some confusion with Froehlich.

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


Similar surnames: Redlich, Froehlich, Frelich, Heimlich, Greulich, Freiling, Fenrich

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Freilich Family Origin

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Freilich Family Occupations

What did your Freilich ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Hat Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Freilich. 20% of Freilich men worked as a Ladies Hat Machinist and 34% of Freilich women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Freilich were Minoster Of Religious and Market Trade S

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Hat Machinist
    20%
  • Market Trade S
    20%
  • Minister Unton Ral Synaggse
    20%
  • Minoster Of Religious
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Domestic Servant
    12%
  • Manapress And Model For Gown Showroom
    12%
  • Market Trade S
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Freilich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Freilich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freilich 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Freilich. 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 386 military records available for the last name Freilich. For the veterans among your Freilich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freilich Life Expectancy

What is the average Freilich lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Freilich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Freilich in 1960 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

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