Froehlich Family History

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Froehlich Name Meaning

German (Fröhlich) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with a cheerful temperament, from German fröhlich ‘happy’, ‘cheerful’ (a derivative of froh ‘happy’, Middle High German fro).

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


Similar surnames: Freilich, Redlich, Frohlich, Froehle, Hoeflich, Freehling, Greulich

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Froehlich Family Origin

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Froehlich Family Occupations

What did your Froehlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Froehlich occupation in the USA was Music Teacher. 4% of Froehlich's were Music Teachers. Music Teacher, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Froehlich. A less common occupation for the Froehlich family was Butcher.

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  • Music Teacher

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Froehlich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Froehlich Life Expectancy

What is the average Froehlich lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Froehlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Froehlich in 1947 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Froehlich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Froehlich 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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