Frett Name Meaning

English: from Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work (in metal and precious stones)’ such as was used for hair ornaments and the like, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such pieces.

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


Similar surnames: Fett, Brett, Felt, Fleet, Syrett, Kreft, Great, Flett, Flott, Pratt

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Frett Family Origin

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Frett Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • French Polisher

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1881, the most common Frett occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 17% of Frett's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Frett family was Laborer. Boot Maker, Farmer and French Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frett.

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Frett Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Frett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Frett in 1963 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frett

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