Friley Family History

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Friley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Freilich.

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

Similar surnames: Frailey, Fridley, Fraley, Ruley, Iley, Riney, Frickey, Filer, Bliley

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Friley Family Origin

Where is the Friley family from?

Friley Family Occupations

What did your Friley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friley. A less common occupation for the Friley family was Farm Hand. The most common Friley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Friley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Hand


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

Friley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Friley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Friley 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Friley. 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 564 military records available for the last name Friley. For the veterans among your Friley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Friley Life Expectancy

What is the average Friley lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Friley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Friley in 1966 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friley 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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