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

Similar surnames: Cottingham, Nottingham, Brantingham, Whittingham, Eltringham

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Frothingham Family Origin

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Frothingham Family Occupations

What did your Frothingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lace Maker Retired and Hosiery Machinist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Frothingham. 50% of Frothingham men worked as a Lace Maker Retired and 34% of Frothingham women worked as a Hosiery Machinist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frothingham were Retail Butcher and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Lace Maker Retired
  • Retail Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hosiery Machinist
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Frothingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Frothingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frothingham 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Frothingham. 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 Frothingham. For the veterans among your Frothingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frothingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Frothingham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Frothingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Frothingham in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frothingham

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