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

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Engine Driver

    17%
  • Fent Merchant Cotton Employing 2 Men 6 Women

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

In 1881, 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. Labourer, Engine Driver and Fent Merchant Cotton Employing 2 Men 6 Women were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freud.

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freud

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