Fait Family History

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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

What did your Fait ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Fait. 35% of Fait men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Fait women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fait were Barker and Manage

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Student
  • Barker

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Domestic
  • Manage

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

Fait Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fait. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fait 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fait. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Fait. For the veterans among your Fait ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fait Life Expectancy

What is the average Fait lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fait

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