Freud Family History

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Freud Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle High German vröude, vreude ‘joy’, German Freud(e). As a Jewish name it can also be an ornamental name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Freyde meaning ‘joy’.

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

Similar surnames: Freund, Treu, Feld, Free, Kreul, Read, Frech, Friend, Freer, Freis

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Freud Family Origin

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Freud Family Occupations

What did your Freud ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Engine Driver and Fent Merchant Cotton Employing 2 Men 6 Women were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freud. The most common Freud occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Freud's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Freud family was Merchant.

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  • Labourer

  • Engine Driver

  • Fent Merchant Cotton Employing 2 Men 6 Women

  • Merchant


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Freud Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Freud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freud 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 823 immigration records available for the last name Freud. 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 785 military records available for the last name Freud. For the veterans among your Freud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freud Life Expectancy

What is the average Freud lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Freud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Freud in 1963 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freud 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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