Foose Family History

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Foose Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fuss.

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


Similar surnames: Foos, Folse, Fouse, Boose, Couse, Gouse, Fowle, Pooser, Moose, Loose

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Foose Family Origin

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Foose Family Occupations

What did your Foose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Foose. 28% of Foose men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Foose women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foose were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Foose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Foose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foose 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Foose. 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 Foose. For the veterans among your Foose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foose Life Expectancy

What is the average Foose lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Foose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Foose in 1948 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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