Friedrich Family History

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Friedrich Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + ric ‘power’. The name was borne by a canonized 9th-century bishop of Utrecht, and was a hereditary name among the Hohenstaufen ruling family; hence its popularity in central Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Fredrick, Frederick, Dietrich, Fridrich, Diedrich, Goldrich, Heidrich

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Friedrich Family Origin

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Friedrich Family Occupations

What did your Friedrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Friedrich family was Pork Butcher. Artists Painter and Manufacturers Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Friedrich. The most common Friedrich occupation in the UK was Artists Painter. 33% of Friedrich's were Artists Painters.

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  • Artists Painter

    33%
  • Manufacturers Agent

    33%
  • Pork Butcher

    33%

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Friedrich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Friedrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Friedrich lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Friedrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Friedrich in 1945 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friedrich 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.

Famous Friedrich Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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