Friedman Family History

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Friedman Name Meaning

Respelling of South German and Swiss Friedmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Fried.

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


Similar surnames: Freedman, Friedmann, Frieman, Fredman, Fridman, Freidman, Friedemann

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Friedman Family Origin

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Friedman Family Occupations

What did your Friedman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Friedman family was Boot Finisher. Tailor, Picture Dealer and Picture Frame Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friedman. The most common Friedman occupation in the UK was Tailor. 21% of Friedman's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    21%
  • Picture Dealer

    7%
  • Picture Frame Maker

    7%
  • Boot Finisher

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Friedman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Friedman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Friedman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Friedman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Friedman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Friedman. For the veterans among your Friedman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Friedman Life Expectancy

What is the average Friedman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Friedman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Friedman in 1940 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friedman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friedman 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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