Foskett Family History

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Foskett Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Foscott (Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire), Foscote (Northamptonshire, Wiltshire), Foxcott (Hampshire), Foxcote (Gloucestershire, Warwickshire), so named from Old English fox ‘fox’ + cot ‘shelter’, ‘burrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Baskett, Fosse, Hassett, Hockett, Forseth, Fossey, Follett, Cockett

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Foskett Family Origin

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Foskett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Chair Maker

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foskett family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foskett. The most common Foskett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Foskett's were Farmers.

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Foskett Historical Records

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Foskett Life Expectancy

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