Freire Family History

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Freire Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: occupational name for a friar, or a nickname for a pious person or someone employed at a monastery, from Latin frater ‘brother’.

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

Similar surnames: Fraire, Freer, Feige, Freyre, Reise, Frate, Freije, Freis, Free

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Freire Family Origin

Where is the Freire family from?

Freire Family Occupations

What did your Freire ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Steamer Chief Engineer and Sc army To Braydean C were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Freire. 50% of Freire women worked as a Sc army To Braydean C

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Steamer Chief Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Sc army To Braydean C
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Freire Historical Records

What Freire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Freire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freire 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Freire. 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 249 military records available for the last name Freire. For the veterans among your Freire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freire Life Expectancy

What is the average Freire lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Freire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Freire in 1956 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freire 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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