Fosco Family History

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Fosco Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Fusco, from standard Italian fosco. Portuguese and Spanish: nickname from fosco ‘dull’, ‘opaque’ (Latin fuscus ‘dark’, ‘swarthy’).

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


Similar surnames: Fusco, Bosco, Mosco, Vasco, Frasco, Losco, Visco, Roso, Vesco, Toso

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Fosco Family Origin

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Fosco Family Occupations

What did your Fosco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fosco. 23% of Fosco men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Fosco women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fosco were Cement Mason and Carton Stitcher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Baker
    3%
  • Cement Mason
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Assembler
    4%
  • Carton Stitcher
    4%

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

Fosco Historical Records

What Fosco family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fosco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fosco 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 427 immigration records available for the last name Fosco. 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 268 military records available for the last name Fosco. For the veterans among your Fosco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fosco Life Expectancy

What is the average Fosco lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fosco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Fosco in 1956 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fosco

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fosco 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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