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Fouhey Family History

Fouhey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Fohey, Touhey, Folley, Fossey, Fahey, Foley, Forney, Couey, Mourey

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Where is the Fouhey family from?

You can see how Fouhey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fouhey family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fouhey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Fouhey families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Fouhey's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Fouhey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fouhey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fouhey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fouhey. 50% of Fouhey men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Fouhey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fouhey were Labor and Stengrapher. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stengrapher
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Census Records

There are 377 census records available for the last name Fouhey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fouhey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 67 immigration records available for the last name Fouhey. 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 Cards

There are 59 military records available for the last name Fouhey. For the veterans among your Fouhey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fouhey lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Fouhey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fouhey in 1966 was 66, and 81 in 2003.

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