Foucault Family History

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Foucault Name Meaning

French: from an ancient Germanic personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Bourgault, Fouquet, Bault, Thibault, Gault, Neault, Faust, Dufault

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Foucault Family Origin

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Foucault Family Occupations

What did your Foucault ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Foucault. 23% of Foucault men worked as a Cultivateur and 18% of Foucault women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foucault were Chauffeur and Blanchisseur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    23%
  • Journalier
    12%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    5%
  • Chauffeur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Religieuse
    12%
  • Blanchisseur
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Foucault Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Foucault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foucault 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Foucault. 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 380 military records available for the last name Foucault. For the veterans among your Foucault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foucault Life Expectancy

What is the average Foucault lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Foucault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Foucault in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

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