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Fodale Family History

Fodale 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: Dale, Foyle, Foxall, Fowle, Bodle, Fedele, Favale, Fode, Coale

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Where is the Fodale family from?

You can see how Fodale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fodale family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Fodale families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Fodale families living in Michigan. This was about 38% of all the recorded Fodale's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Fodale families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fodale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fodale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jumper and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fodale. 100% of Fodale men worked as a Jumper and 100% of Fodale women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Jumper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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What Fodale family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 191 census records available for the last name Fodale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fodale 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Fodale. 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 Cards

There are 95 military records available for the last name Fodale. For the veterans among your Fodale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fodale lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Fodale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fodale in 1968 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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