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

What did your Fosmire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fosmire family was Horse Car Conductor. 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.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Horse Car Conductor

    4%

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

Fosmire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fosmire Life Expectancy

What is the average Fosmire lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fosmire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fosmire in 1963 was 72, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fosmire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fosmire 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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