Foden Name Meaning

English and Scottish: origin uncertain; perhaps a nickname for a foster parent, from Middle English foden ‘to nurse or nourish’.

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


Similar surnames: Soden, Boden, Doten, Loden, Foxen, Faden, Fodera, Morden, Rowden

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Foden Family Origin

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Foden Family Occupations

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In 1880, Candy Maker, Candy Manufacturer and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foden. A less common occupation for the Foden family was Keeping House. The most common Foden occupation in the USA was Candy Maker. 13% of Foden's were Candy Makers.

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  • Candy Maker

    13%
  • Candy Manufacturer

    13%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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Foden Historical Records

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Foden Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Foden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Foden in 1963 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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