Fosmire Family History

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Fosmire Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Fossmeyer, Vossmeyer, a distinguishing name from Middle Low German vos ‘fox’ (see Fuchs) + Meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Fesmire, Dunmire, Facemire, Plymire, Lopshire, Abshire, Waymire

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Fosmire Family Origin

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Fosmire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Horse Car Conductor

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Fosmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Fosmire's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fosmire. A less common occupation for the Fosmire family was Horse Car Conductor.

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Fosmire Historical Records

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Fosmire Life Expectancy

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