Frotter Family History

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Frotter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Trotter, Rotter, Fritter, Otter, Cotter, Zotter, Brother, Frater

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Frotter Family Origin

Where is the Frotter family from?

Frotter Family Occupations

What did your Frotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Frotter family was Warehouseman. Farm Steward and Housekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Frotter. The most common Frotter occupation in the UK was Farm Steward. 33% of Frotter's were Farm Stewards.

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  • Farm Steward

  • Housekeeper

  • Warehouseman


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

Frotter Historical Records

What Frotter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Frotter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frotter 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Frotter. 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 298 military records available for the last name Frotter. For the veterans among your Frotter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Frotter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frotter 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frotter

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