Freis Family History

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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

What did your Freis ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Railway Carrige Ben


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

Freis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Freis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freis 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Freis. 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 551 military records available for the last name Freis. For the veterans among your Freis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freis Life Expectancy

What is the average Freis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freis 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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