Fait Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from German Feit (see Veit). German: variant spelling of Veit. German: occupational name for a steward or bailiff, Middle High German voit. Compare Fauth, Vogt. Perhaps from an obsolete English personal name derived from Anglo-Norman French afaitie ‘accomplished’, ‘skillful’.

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


Similar surnames: Faix, Feit, Fail, Fair, Fant, Foit, Fain, Feig, Rais, Pait

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Fait Family Origin

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Fait Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Minister

    17%
  • Son

    17%

In 1881, the most common Fait occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Fait's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fait family was Son. Farmer, Gardener and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fait.

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Fait Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Fait life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fait in 1959 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fait

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