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Fode Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Rode, Fede, Foye, Bode, Loden, Mode, Foden, Ode, Pope, Fowle

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Where is the Fode family from?

You can see how Fode families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fode family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Fode families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Fode families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 61% of all the recorded Fode's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Fode families in 1911.
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What did your Fode ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Fode. 100% of Fode men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fode 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 431 immigration records available for the last name Fode. 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 158 military records available for the last name Fode. For the veterans among your Fode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fode lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fode in 1964 was 80, and 74 in 2004.

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