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Foye Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from La Foye-Monthjault (Deux-Sèvres), so named from Latin fagea ‘beech wood’. variant spelling of Foy.

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


Similar surnames: Oye, Hoye, Foy, Toye, Foyle, Boyer, Loye, Hope, Goy, Fey

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Foye Family Origin

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Foye Family Occupations

What did your Foye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foye occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Foye's were Farmers. Farmer, Blanchisseure and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foye. A less common occupation for the Foye family was Teacher.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blanchisseure

    11%
  • Minister

    11%
  • Teacher

    11%

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

Foye Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foye Life Expectancy

What is the average Foye lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Foye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Foye in 1955 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foye 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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