Fossett Family History

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Fossett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fawcett. French: diminutive of Fosse.

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


Similar surnames: Fassett, Dossett, Fausett, Bissett, Gossett, Dowsett, Massett

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Fossett Family Origin

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Fossett Family Occupations

What did your Fossett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fossett occupation in Canada was Carter. 38% of Fossett's were Carters. A less common occupation for the Fossett family was Servant. Carter, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fossett.

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  • Carter

    38%
  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

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

Fossett Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fossett ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Fossett Life Expectancy

What is the average Fossett lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Fossett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fossett in 1952 was 46, and 63 in 2004.

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