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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blanchisseure

    11%
  • Minister

    11%
  • Teacher

    11%

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

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Foye Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foye

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