Freitas Family History

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Freitas Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Freitas, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony ground, from Portuguese (pedras) freitas ‘broken stones’, Late Latin (petrae) fractae. Compare Fragoso.

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


Similar surnames: Freitag, Frias, Fleitas, Reitan, Cresta, Fuentes, Fleitz, Ribas

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Freitas Family Origin

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Freitas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Barber

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freitas family was Barber. The most common Freitas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Freitas's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freitas.

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Freitas Life Expectancy

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