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Froud Family History

Froud 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: Freud, Proud, Ford, Rout, Loud, Troup, Fried, Rod, Cloud, Flood

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Where is the Froud family from?

You can see how Froud families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Froud family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Froud families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 106 Froud families living in Hampshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Froud's in the UK. Hampshire had the highest population of Froud families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Froud surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Froud ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Froud. 14% of Froud men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Froud women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Froud were Carpenter and Housewife.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Froud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Froud census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Froud. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Froud. For the veterans among your Froud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Froud lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Froud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Froud in 1962 was 78, and 69 in 2004.

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