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Freking Family History

Freking Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Fredeke (see Friedrich ) + patronymic suffix -ing.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Frein, Fleming, Frerking, Lueking, Dierking, Thesing, Bruning, Rexing

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Where is the Freking family from?

You can see how Freking families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Freking family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Freking families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Freking families living in Cornwall. This was about 55% of all the recorded Freking's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Freking families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Freking surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Freking ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Freking. 31% of Freking men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Freking women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Freking were Proprietor and Store Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Store Clerk
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Census Records

There are 818 census records available for the last name Freking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freking 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 122 immigration records available for the last name Freking. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 99 military records available for the last name Freking. For the veterans among your Freking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Freking lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Freking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Freking in 1959 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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