Foos Family History

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Foos Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fuss.

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


Similar surnames: Foose, Fooks, Yoos, Foor, Loos, Foss, Moos, Voos, Koss, Goos

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Foos Family Origin

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Foos Family Occupations

What did your Foos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Foos. 34% of Foos men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Foos women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foos were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%

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

Foos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Foos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foos 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 720 immigration records available for the last name Foos. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Foos. For the veterans among your Foos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foos Life Expectancy

What is the average Foos lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Foos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Foos in 1947 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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