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Foot Family History

Foot Name Meaning

English: variant of Foote . North German: from Middle Low German vōt ‘foot’; probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity or deformity of the foot.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Foots, Foit, Fort, Book, Foote, Foor, Foos, Hoot, Foat, Poor

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Where is the Foot family from?

You can see how Foot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Foot family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Foot families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 93 Foot families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Foot's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Foot families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Foot surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Foot ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Foot. 56% of Foot men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Foot women worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 96,000 census records available for the last name Foot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Foot. 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 Cards

There are 30,000 military records available for the last name Foot. For the veterans among your Foot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Foot lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Foot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Foot in 1962 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

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