Foil Family History

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Foil Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English or Scottish Foyle.

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


Similar surnames: Fail, Coil, Foit, Gail, Fain, Poll, Neil, Foye, Veil, Fall

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Foil Family Origin

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Foil Family Occupations

What did your Foil ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Foil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foil family was Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foil.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Merchant

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Foil ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Foil Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foil 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Foil. 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 Foil. For the veterans among your Foil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foil Life Expectancy

What is the average Foil lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Foil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Foil in 1949 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foil ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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