Frothingham Family History

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Frothingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Frodingham in Lincolnshire or North Frodingham in East Yorkshire, both named as ‘homestead (Old English ham) of Frod(a)’s people’. Medieval forms in Froth- are common, possibly as a result of Scandinavian influence. The surname is not found in current English records.

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

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Frothingham Family Origin

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Frothingham Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Housekeeping

    5%
  • At Home

    4%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frothingham. The most common Frothingham occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Frothingham's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Frothingham family was At Home.

Source: Census data for Frothingham | Data not to scale

Frothingham Historical Records

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Frothingham Life Expectancy

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