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 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Foil. 19% of Foil men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Foil women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foil were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Hemmer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

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

Foil Historical Records

What Foil family records will you find?

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 140 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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