Foshay Family History

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Foshay Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Faucheux.

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


Similar surnames: Forshay, Foshee, Forshey, Gosha, Forhan, Mossey, Shaw, Friday, Hoshaw

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Foshay Family Origin

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Foshay Family Occupations

What did your Foshay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Female Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foshay. A less common occupation for the Foshay family was Laborer. The most common Foshay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Foshay's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Female Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Foshay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Foshay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foshay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foshay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Foshay. 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 Foshay. For the veterans among your Foshay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foshay Life Expectancy

What is the average Foshay lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Foshay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Foshay in 1962 was 81, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foshay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foshay 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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