Frey Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vri ‘free’, ‘independent’.

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


Similar surnames: Frei, Free, Fey, Krey, Rey, Fry, Prey, Brey, Treu, Urey

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Frey Family Origin

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Frey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Commercial Clerk Ale & Porters Stores

    6%
  • Draper Employ 3 Men

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Commercial Clerk Ale & Porters Stores were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frey. A less common occupation for the Frey family was Draper Employ 3 Men. The most common Frey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Frey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Frey Historical Records

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Frey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Frey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frey in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frey

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