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Fouhy Family History

Fouhy Name Meaning

from Ó Fuathaigh ‘descendant of Fuathach’ a personal name based on fuath ‘horror spectre’.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland, 2021

Similar surnames: Fouty, Fohl, Foy, Noury, Foley, Fuhr, Couey, Foisy, Koshy, Foth

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Where is the Fouhy family from?

You can see how Fouhy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fouhy family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Fouhy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Fouhy families living in New York. This was about 78% of all the recorded Fouhy's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fouhy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fouhy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fouhy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fouhy. 60% of Fouhy men worked as a Clerk. .

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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

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 293 immigration records available for the last name Fouhy. 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 252 military records available for the last name Fouhy. For the veterans among your Fouhy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fouhy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Fouhy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fouhy in 1964 was 80, and 85 in 2003.

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