Freis Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a violent man or someone with a menacing appearance, from Middle High German vreise ‘cruel’, ‘terrible’.

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


Similar surnames: Greis, Kreis, Preis, Reis, Feig, Fies, Greif, Kruis, Reil, Frech

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Freis Family Origin

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Freis Family Occupations

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  • Railway Carrige Ben

    100%

In 1881, the most common Freis occupation in the UK was Railway Carrige Ben. 100% of Freis's were Railway Carrige Bens.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Freis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Freis in 1963 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freis

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